Bobby

Bobby - A very unique female name



  May 18,2022      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Bobby appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1117. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Bobby and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Bobby? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Bobby. The baby girl name Bobby was given to 5 baby girls in 1991, ranking #4211 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 325,946 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Bobby peaked in popularity 89 years ago in 1933 on position 389.



Famous with this name

Millie Bobby Brown
Bobby Cannavale
Bobby Lee


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Bobby is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Bobby is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,107 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,107.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Bobby is where you live.


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Bobby origin and meaning

Bobby is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Bobby, pop culture references for the name Bobby and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Bobby

We've found the following names that sound similar to Bobby, sorted by popularity.

Bobbie / Bobbi / Baby / Buffy / Bobbye / Bev / Bao / Buffie / Bebe / Bibi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19914211
19892430
19873578
19862351
19852205
19842996
19831719
19821269
19811455
19801450
19791130
19781319
19771357
19761234
19751422
1974981
19731148
19721026
19711073
1970889
1969976
19681025
19671211
19661056
19651143
1964969
19631059
1962987
1961953
19601018
1959892
19581008
19571010
19561014
1955850
1954795
1953740
1952798
1951762
1950737
1949660
1948670
1947600
1946572
1945641
1944529
1943615
1942607
1941495
1940547
1939519
1938477
1937426
1936440
1935404
1934404
1933389
1932394
1931403
1930402
1929447
1928474
1927517
1926566
1925684
1924717
1923890
1922947
19211068
19201026
19191591
19181123
19171328
19161235
19121117

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2107

Even more about Bobby


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Bobby a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Bobby?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1933
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Bobby
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 325,946
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
1991 births +5

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