Baby name Bobby
Meaning:shining with fame
Description: Bobby is an English abbreviation for the German Robert, but has been adopted as a name in its own right. Its meaning is similar to that of Robert, that is, ‘shining with fame’. It is sometimes used as a girl’s name though often this variation is spelt ‘Bobbi’. Famous people who, although christened Robert, use Bobby as a nickname include English footballer Bobby Zamora who plays for Fulham and also the English National squad, and of course Sir Bobby Charlton, member of the World Cup winning team.
Statistics for Bobby
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Bobby' was given to 9.903 Boys, representing 0,15% of the total 6.402.657 Boys registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Bobby'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Bobby' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Bobby' varied from 94 to 1.186 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Bobby'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Bobby' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Bobby' varied from rank 57 to 294.