GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
PRONOUNCED: RAH-bin (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval diminutive of ROBERT. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor. In modern times it has also been used as a feminine name, and it may sometimes be given in reference to the red-breasted bird.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Bob, Rob, Robbie, Robby (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Bobbie, Bobby (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Roberta, Robena, Robina (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Pertti, Roope (Finnish), Robi (Hungarian), Hob, Hopkin (Medieval English), Rab, Rabbie (Scottish), Hopcyn (Welsh)
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