Robin
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Given Name ROBIN
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, Robyn, Robena, Robina, Robynne (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hrodebert, Robert, Hrodpreht (Ancient Germanic), Roparzh (Breton), Robert (Croatian), Robert (Czech), Robert (Danish), Roopertti, Pertti, Roope (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, Rupert (Polish), Roberto (Portuguese), Robert (Romanian), Robert (Russian), Raibeart, Rab, Rabbie (Scottish), Robert (Slovak), Robert (Slovene), Roberto, Berto, Ruperto (Spanish), Hopcyn (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  - 
England and Wales  ranked #228 for boys 
Canada (BC)  - 
Belgium  ranked #41 for boys 
Czech Republic  ranked #50 for boys 
France  ranked #38 for boys 
Netherlands  ranked #108 for boys
 ranked #98 for girls
 
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Sweden  - 
Switzerland  ranked #21 for boys