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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.BAHB-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of BOB. Hockey greats Bobby Hull (1939-) and Bobby Orr (1948-) have borne this name.
VariantBobbie
Feminine FormRoberta
Other Languages & CulturesHrodebert, Robert, Hrodpreht Ancient Germanic Roparzh Breton Robert Croatian Robert Czech Robert Danish Robert, Robrecht, Bob, Brecht, Rob, Robbe, Robin, Rupert Dutch Pertti, Roope, Roopertti Finnish Robert French Robert, Rupert, Ruprecht German Róbert, Robi Hungarian Róbert Icelandic Roibeárd Irish Roberto, Berto Italian Roberts Latvian Robertas Lithuanian Hob, Hopkin Medieval English Robert Norwegian Robert Polish Roberto Portuguese Robert Romanian Robert Russian Raibeart, Rab, Rabbie Scottish Róbert Slovak Robert Slovene Roberto, Berto, Ruperto Spanish Robert, Robin Swedish Hopcyn Welsh

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute