Bob Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Robert:
Introduced to England by the Normans, Robert is derived from the Old High German Hruodperht, a compound name composed of the elements hruod (fame) and perht (bright). The name was borne by Robert I (d. 1035), duke of Normandy and father of William the Conqueror, and by three kings of Scotland.
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Bob Hope, comic actor and frequent Oscars host
Bob Barker, host of "The Price Is Right"
Bob Saget, comedian
Bob Ross, artist
Bob Harper, personal trainer from "The Biggest Loser"
Bob Cousy, Basketball Player
Bob Sheen (b. 2009), son of American actor Charlie Sheen
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Bob the Builder
Silent Bob from Kevin Smith's View Askewniverse
Bob Cutlass from the Pixar franchise Cars
Bob the Titan, character from the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan
Hydra Bob from the Deadpool comics