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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BAHB-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of BOB. Hockey greats Bobby Hull (1939-) and Bobby Orr (1948-) have borne this name.
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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