Robin Name Meaning & Origin

Robin

Pronunciation: RAH-bin (key)

Origin of the name Robin:

Feminine form of Robert (bright fame), a French name brought to England by the Normans.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Robyn

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Nicknames for Robin

Rob, Robi, Robbie, Bobbie,Ro

Meanings and history of the name Robin

Hey,i am Robin too. It is my middle name and i just got to find out the meaning of the name..."bright fame," awesome. Imagine my excitement after hearing friends make fun of the name calling me roben, moben and others telling me its a male name. I love all my names (Sepo means hope and Robin means bright fame). :)

Famous real-life people named Robin

Robin Wright-Penn, American actress.
Robin Bush (Pauline Robinson Bush), first daughter of President George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Bush.
Robin Quivers, American radio personality.
Robin Roberts, American newscaster.

Robin in song, story & screen

Robin Scherbatsky - Character on TV's "How I Met Your Mother"
Robin Sena - Main character in the anime "Witch Hunter Robin"
Robin - Character in the Netflix show "Stranger Things"

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