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2/12/2007, 1:03:40 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. RAHB-in(American English)
RAWB-in(British English)
RAW-BEHN(French)
RAW-bin(Dutch)

Meaning & History

Medieval diminutive of ROBERT, now usually regarded as an independent name. 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.