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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Robby mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Robby

"Robby" is a name of French origin, and it means "Abbreviation of Robert Famed: bright: shining". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Robert.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Roberta.

Notable Persons Named Robby

Robby was born on December 3rd, 1979 in Sharon, Vermont.

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Robby Benson is an actor, director, singer, and educator. He has been prominent since 1965. Robby was given the name Robin David Segal on January 21st, 1956 in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Robby Krieger is a psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues rock, hard rock, and jazz fusion musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar and Gibson SG. His most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to present. Robby was given the name Robert Alan Krieger on January 8th, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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His ongoing career started in 2012. Robby was born on January 26th, 2004 in Henderson, Tennessee. Robby is also known as Kid President.

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Robby Steinhardt is a progressive rock and rock music musician. He plays Violin, Viola, and Vocals. Robby was given the name Robert Eugene Steinhardt on May 25th, 1950 in Illinois, U.S.

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Robby Robinson is a bodybuilder. Robby was born on May 24th, 1946 in Damascus, Georgia, U.S.

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How popular is the baby name Robby in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1921 6 6 0
1922 6 0 6
1923 10 5 5
1924 6 0 6
1925 9 0 9
1926 5 5 0
1927 6 0 6
1928 9 0 9
1929 9 0 9
1930 7 0 7
1931 9 0 9
1932 10 0 10
1933 15 5 10
1934 10 0 10
1935 19 0 19
1936 12 0 12
1937 15 5 10
1938 15 0 15
1939 28 0 28
1940 29 7 22
1941 21 0 21
1942 26 8 18
1943 17 0 17
1944 26 8 18
1945 17 5 12
1946 41 0 41
1947 59 0 59
1948 36 5 31
1949 52 0 52
1950 39 0 39
1951 42 7 35
1952 65 0 65
1953 81 0 81
1954 96 0 96
1955 112 9 103
1956 148 0 148
1957 160 9 151
1958 204 0 204
1959 219 11 208
1960 214 7 207
1961 318 6 312
1962 369 7 362
1963 395 7 388
1964 424 12 412
1965 359 8 351
1966 315 8 307
1967 263 9 254
1968 350 5 345
1969 374 0 374
1970 312 0 312
1971 359 5 354
1972 326 8 318
1973 236 5 231
1974 202 0 202
1975 199 0 199
1976 164 0 164
1977 253 5 248
1978 216 5 211
1979 232 0 232
1980 246 6 240
1981 212 0 212
1982 196 6 190
1983 162 5 157
1984 146 0 146
1985 165 7 158
1986 149 0 149
1987 128 0 128
1988 120 0 120
1989 142 0 142
1990 111 0 111
1991 107 0 107
1992 104 0 104
1993 79 0 79
1994 72 0 72
1995 53 0 53
1996 61 0 61
1997 46 0 46
1998 35 0 35
1999 56 0 56
2000 50 0 50
2001 41 0 41
2002 44 0 44
2003 36 0 36
2004 31 0 31
2005 47 0 47
2006 39 0 39
2007 34 0 34
2008 38 0 38
2009 34 0 34
2010 42 0 42
2011 24 0 24
2012 34 0 34
2013 32 0 32
2014 32 0 32
2015 25 0 25
2016 28 0 28
2017 17 0 17

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Popularity of Robby as a first name

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Popularity of Robby as a last name

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Common last names for Robby

  • Williams
  • Robinson

Fun Facts about the name Robby

  • What name lists does Robby rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Robby? Robby is the 2,403rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Robby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,594 babies born with the first name Robby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Robby to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Robby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Robby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Robby is Saturday, June 29th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Robby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Robby was in 1964 with a total of 412 babies.
  • Random Robby Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Robby is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Robby: Your name in reverse order is Ybbor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ybobr. How do you pronounce that?

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