Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. RAHB-in(American English) RAWB-in(British English) RAW-BEHN(French) RAW-bin(Dutch) RO-bin(Czech)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Medieval English 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.

Related Names

DiminutivesBobbie, Bobby(English)
Other Languages & CulturesRobert(Albanian) Roparzh(Breton) Robert(Catalan) Robert(Croatian) Robert(Danish) Robert(Estonian) Robert, Pertti, Roope, Roopertti(Finnish) Robert, Rupert, Ruprecht(German) Hrodebert, Robert, Robertus, Hrodperht(Germanic) Róbert, Robi(Hungarian) Róbert(Icelandic) Roibeárd(Irish) Roberta, Roberto, Berto, Robertina(Italian) Roberts(Latvian) Robertas(Lithuanian) Hob, Hopkin(Medieval English) Hopcyn(Medieval Welsh) Robert(Norwegian) Hrōþiberhtaz(Old Germanic) Robert(Polish) Roberta, Roberto(Portuguese) Robert(Romanian) Robert(Russian) Rab, Rabbie(Scots) Raibeart(Scottish Gaelic) Róbert(Slovak) Robert(Slovene) Roberta, Roberto, Berto, Robertina, Ruperta, Ruperto(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsRobbins, Robinson(English) Robin(French)
User SubmissionRobîn


People think this name is

classic   youthful   informal   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple  

Name Days

Czechia: January 30
Finland: June 7
Norway: June 7
Sweden: June 7


2020's Grand Slam tennis players, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder characters, A Song of Ice and Fire characters, Ace Attorney characters, Animal Crossing characters, animals, archers, baseball players, bass guitarists, Bewitched characters, birds, Blue Exorcist characters, Charles Dickens characters, Cheers characters, child actors, comedians, country music singers, DC Comics characters, Desperate Housewives characters, diminutives, Disney characters, Donna Tartt characters, English nature names, English nouns, Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest, fame, fast food chains, fauna, figure skaters, Fire Emblem characters, folk heroes, footballers, Game of Thrones characters, guitarists, isograms, Kennedy family, legend, light, Louisa May Alcott characters, love island Germany, male to female, medieval, Megami Tensei characters, Muppets, nature, Nintendo characters, Once Upon a Time characters, One Piece characters, pet names, red, Rick and Morty characters, RuPauls Drag Race contestants, Seinfeld characters, skiffle, Stardew Valley characters, Stranger Things characters, Super Smash Bros. characters, Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest, Teen Titans characters, The Boys characters, Tiger and Bunny characters, Tolkien characters, top 10 in Belgium, top 10 in Estonia, top 10 in Switzerland, Tori Amos lyrics, trendy, tricksters, TV presenters, TV show titles, Two and a Half Men characters, Victor Hugo characters, voice actors, Why Women Kill characters, word names, wrestlers, WWE Women's Champions, YouTubers
Entry updated April 25, 2021