Robin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Robin

Robin

Pronunciation: RAH-bin (key)

Origin of the name Robin:

Originally a pet form of the name Robert (bright fame), Robin is now commonly used in reference to the bird of the same name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Robin: | Edit

Robin is a charming boy's name but beware, it has sort of crossed over into the girls' territory.

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Nicknames for Robin: | Edit

Rob, Robbie

Meanings and history of the name Robin: | Edit
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Famous real-life people named Robin: | Edit

Robin Williams, actor RIP 8/11/14
Robin Gibb, singer with "The Bee Gees"
Robin Leach (b. 1941), host of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous
Robin Söderling, Swedish professional tennis player.
Robin Thicke, American R&B singer.
Robin Roberts, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher.

Robin in song, story & screen: | Edit

Robin the Boy Wonder, Batman's sidekick
Christopher Robin, little guy in Winnie the Pooh books
Brave Sir Robin, from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
Robin Hood, archetypal figure in English folklore

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