Meaning:bright fame


Pronunciation:rob in

Variations:Robyn, Robinn

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About Robin

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Robin is a lovely unisex name that would be a good choice for parents who particularly like birds or are looking for a baby name with an animal meaning.

Detailed Meaning

Robin used to exist as a pet form of Robert, but has since gained credence as a given name for both boys and girls. It is also the English vocabulary name for the red-chested songbird seen around Christmas time.

Famous People With This Name

Robin Williams was an American actor best known for his roles on films such as “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “Dead Poet’s Society.” Robin Wright is an American actress who is best known for her roles in “Forrest Gump” and “House of Cards.” Robin Thicke is a Canadian-American singer.

Possible Nicknames

Some possible nicknames for are Robbie and Rob.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Robinn and Robyn.

Stories Featuring This Name

Robin Hood is the legendary outlaw who stole from the rich to give to the poor. Robin Scherbatsky is one of the main characters on the sitcom, “How I met Your Mother.” Robin the Frog is the nephew of Kermit the Frog.

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