Gender Masculine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. RAHB(American English)
RAWB(British English)
RAWP(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Short form of Robert.

Related Names

VariantsBob, Robbie, Robby, Robin(English) Bob, Robbe, Brecht(Dutch)
DiminutivesBobbie, Bobby(English)
Feminine FormRoberta(English)
Other Languages & CulturesHrodebert, Robert, Hrodpreht(Ancient Germanic) Roparzh(Breton) Robert(Catalan) Robert(Croatian) Robert, Robin(Czech) Robert(Danish) Robert(Estonian) Robert, Pertti, Roope, Roopertti(Finnish) Robert, Robin(French) Robert, Rupert, Ruprecht(German) Róbert, Robi(Hungarian) Róbert(Icelandic) Roibeárd(Irish) Roberto, Berto(Italian) Roberts(Latvian) Robertas(Lithuanian) Hob, Hopkin(Medieval English) Hopcyn(Medieval Welsh) Robert(Norwegian) Robert(Polish) Roberto(Portuguese) Robert(Romanian) Robert(Russian) Rab, Rabbie(Scots) Raibeart(Scottish Gaelic) Róbert(Slovak) Robert(Slovene) Roberto, Berto, Ruperto(Spanish) Robert, Robin(Swedish)
Surname DescendantRobson(English)

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Entry updated January 22, 2019