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Bob Pinciotti is the father of Valerie, Donna, and Tina Pinciotti on That ‘70s Show.
That70sShowGeek  2/20/2018
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I think Bob is now used as a joke... no one that I know of that is a millennial is named Bob.
The name has died out into a joke.
HaileyW03  10/19/2017
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I'd find it good for a kid's movie character.
Phoenix Gemstone  7/19/2017
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Bob Dole is a famous representative from Kansas.
― Anonymous User  9/16/2016
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This name is boring and it's so overused. It seems like everyone or everything is called Bob so to me it's just a "blah" name.
― Anonymous User  7/22/2016
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It's the evergreen nickname for Robert. Maybe it's overused, but is still good.
Jake Fax  7/17/2016
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The name Bob is usually a joke now. If I was named Robert, I would be called Robert. People will pick up a stick and say its Bob. People consider it a random name.
Eileen1209864  7/6/2016
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Bob was given to 14 boys in America in 2015.
cutenose  6/11/2016
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People usually name random things Bob. I honestly don't care for the name

Person: "lol, Look at the rock, I'm going to name it Bob.
People: *laughing*
― Anonymous User  5/23/2016
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Bob is a character on Bob's Burgers.
― Anonymous User  5/15/2016
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I feel sorry about the people that are named Bob. I hear that name all the time. Like, people call stuff Bob.
Black_Luna  3/4/2016
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I like this first name because it is serious and funny ( Bob )
BECHIR  9/17/2015
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My legal name is Robert, and I am the third generation in a row to have the name, to differentiate myself from my father and grandfather, I was called Bobby. As I grew older, my name matured into just Bob. I answer to Bobby, Bob, Rob & Robert. The only time I call myself Robert is when I am acting as an amateur radio operator, as it's the legal name on my FCC license. The rest of the time, I actually prefer to be called by Bob.
Kacela  5/6/2015
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Bob Barker was the host of the Price Is Right.
wedward4  2/4/2015
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Bob Belcher is a character on the animated sitcom "Bob's Burgers."
hkols  11/2/2014
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Bob is cute and simple, so there. :D.
― Anonymous User  4/20/2014
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Actor Charlie Sheen has twin sons named Max and Bob (not short for Robert, just Bob).
― Anonymous User  8/9/2013
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Bob is boring and dull. I can't picture a kid with this name.
Melys11  1/16/2013
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Bob Denver, the actor who played Gilligan from Gilligan's Island and Maynard from The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. Also the name of various hung stickmen.
Aloicious  1/13/2012
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Bob is also nickname for Bohumil, Bohuslav and Bohumír.
Meg_Simpson  2/18/2011
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I think Bob is a good nickname for Robert, though many of the Roberts I know go by "Rob". One person I know who goes by the nickname Bob is a sweetheart. But a typical joke for the name Bob is the "Bob the Builder" TV show, so occasionally he gets teased with chants and songs like, "Booooooooob the buuuiiiilderr! can he dooo iiitt? NO HE CAN'T!" but other than that his nickname is awesome and thanks to him I want to name a pet "Bob" :-)
― Anonymous User  8/3/2010
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Bob is the center of all jokes. He’s funny.
Myth Writer Dreamer  6/20/2010
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This might be OK for a nickname, but it's sort of ugly, has a weird sound, and makes me think of the 'Mr. Dobelina, Mr. Bob Dobelina' song which really gets stuck in my head.
greta-elisif  10/10/2009
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Bob is fine as a nickname, even though it sounds like a fat man. However, it is horrible as a legal name, like what that actor Charlie Sheen used on one of his sons.
bananarama  9/9/2009
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What about Bob Gaudio? Musical extraordinaire - member of the Four Seasons - he wrote some of the greatest songs of all time including 'Can't take my eyes off you' and '[Who wears] Short Shorts'! The man is brilliant and personally I'd love to namesake him.
robinthered  5/8/2009
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I reckon the name Bob deserves a revival - of course it has negative connotations but what name doesn't? I'd rather name my child this than something really 'interesting' which just ends up sounding pretentious or even worse something every other child seems to be called like Daniel or Joshua. I think used right, it could really work - it can be a really fun and youthful name, and Bobby makes a really sweet nickname.
― Anonymous User  5/8/2009
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Let's not forget Bob Crane, famous for his role as the title character in Hogan's Heroes. His murder still hasn't been solved.
Atarah Derek  4/28/2009
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This name is so plain and funny sounding, I can't imagine anyone naming their kid Bob. This name is a joke among kids, if told to name something funny, like a stuffed pig or tree, kids will say either Bob, Fred or Joe. Like in school we got to have a pig race, with stuffed pigs, and my class named our pig Billy Bob Joe.
― Anonymous User  2/12/2009
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I think this name has been given a bad rap by the teenage population due to the fact that it "sounds funny" and is a bit of a joke name to some.
emmiix3  1/22/2009
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The name Bob sounds awesome!
― Anonymous User  11/8/2008
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Bob is also nickname for Bohuslav, Bohumil, Bohdan, Bohumír.
Emilie007  10/24/2008
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When I was a little girl I had an imaginary friend named Bob! I agree with most of you in saying this is probably not a good choice to name your little boy.
Daisy Miller  7/29/2008
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Bob is one of the rats in Garfield.
Dianna475  3/25/2008
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This name reminds of a caucasian businessman who wears a toupee.
jasmineenimsaj  3/19/2008
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The name "Bob" is practically a joke among kids now, I don't recommend naming your child this - it would give them a good enough reason to hate the world.
Junidoe-Josephine  3/17/2008
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Scott Baio played a lawyer on the show "Arrested Development" named Bob Loblaw.
pandasayscynical  1/25/2008
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A famous bearer is Bob Seger, a 70s-80s rock singer.
Mel_13  12/29/2007
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I hope no one actually names their kid this.
TeAmoPinas  11/6/2007
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Even though Bob is a colloquial and friendly name, Robert has more of a "take me seriously" edge to it, and would probably be the better choice between the two.
Kaia  9/23/2007
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Personally, I hate this name. Robert is fine but be called Rob or Robert! Like everyone else when I hear the name Bob, I think of someone who is white trash and needed that name so they could spell it! How do you spell your name? Ummmm. B. Ummmmm. O. Ummmm.... B!

LOL! No insult to anyone named Bob. Really. Not saying you are slow or white trash. That's just the type of person who comes to mind.
― Anonymous User  6/6/2007
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I've never really liked this name. It always make me think of a plummer, you know, one of those guys that should be wearing a belt because his pants hang WAY too low.
― Anonymous User  5/7/2007
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Never. It is used as an insult at my school, or if there is a stand-in teacher, the boys give their names as Bob. I'd never subject my child to the humiliation of being "Bob, the Hob Nob who Dobbed".
DontDissMadison  5/1/2007
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There was a builder on DIYSOS called Bob Grose.
Luangi  4/7/2007
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Bob is a weird name!
― Anonymous User  3/28/2007
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I hate this name! It's too common. Ugh!
caity-bear915  3/9/2007
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This name has got to be the most boring name ever. It has no personality. And it rhymes with "blob". Enough said.
Jasmine  2/28/2007
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A bearer is the late Bob Marley. :)
Surreal  12/28/2006
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Famous bearer Bob Monroe from the awesome movie: RV.
Taydbug112  12/17/2006
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My name is Robert. I have been called "Bob" all my life.
As a child I hated it , but as I got older around 11ish I grew to like it. And now I love it! It is a simple name yet it is so easy to remember -- 99% of the time people remember my name after the first time I introduce myself. And besides you can always find stuff with Bob on it!
Myocardian  12/12/2006
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Bob, I think, is a cool name.
Wierdmin  12/11/2006
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Bob Carlisle is a Christian music artist.
― Anonymous User  11/11/2006
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I would use Bob as a name for an example. Eg. now, Bob went to the store, he bought five lollies, then Sally came and ate one, how many lollies does Bob have left?
bellaboo  10/24/2006
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A bearer is the famous Bob Geldof.
Surreal  10/23/2006
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It's pronounced exactly how it's written. BOB. None of this Bawb crap. :P
Darnielle  9/26/2006
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The late Steve Irwin's son's name is Bob.
BohemeFatale  9/25/2006
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Bob Dylan is a famous bearer.
pink_floyd_fan  8/23/2006
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The character Bob Cratchit from Christmas Carol.
ClaireCFC  8/20/2006
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I think the name Bob is too general.
centennialwireless1  8/7/2006
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I would never, EVER name my kid this. It's so...ugh.
chihuahualover168  6/1/2006
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Looney Toons writer is Bob Clampett. He created a lot of characters, including Tweety Bird and Bugs Bunny.
― Anonymous User  5/6/2006
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The cartoon "SpongeBob Squarepants" bears this name, but as a second. I've always thought of Bob as a bald-headed man who just does barbecue in his patio. There is also a movie called "What about Bob?" with Bill Murray.
― Anonymous User  4/5/2006
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Leslie Townes Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), otherwise known as Bob Hope, was a famous American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies and in U.S. Army concerts.
rubberduckiiz2  1/9/2006
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Bob Newhart is a famous comedian/actor.
breakofday  12/30/2005
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Among famous bearers is actor Bob Hoskins. (Whenever people who know Robert De Niro speak of him he is also always called Bob).
― Anonymous User  12/18/2005
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Sadly this is a food product company in Sweden, they make jam and stuff.
― Anonymous User  12/18/2005
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Famous bearer is Bob the Tomato of The Veggie Tales.
breakofday  12/9/2005
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Bob the Builder, hahaha!
― Anonymous User  11/21/2005
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It's true it is an English name, although it sounds for me as a Dutch girl also Dutch. It isn't a very common name in the Netherlands, but it sounds really Dutch.
― Anonymous User  11/21/2005
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The drummer from MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE bears the name Bob.
XxLeah04xX  8/10/2005

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