Rob

Rob - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rob, meaning bright fame, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1922 on position #1962. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rob and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rob? 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 Rob. The baby boy name Rob was given to 5 baby boys in 1992, ranking #3477 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 369,185 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rob peaked in popularity 56 years ago in 1963 on position 333.



Famous with this name

Rob Corddry
Rob Schneider
Rob Liefeld


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Rob is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rob is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,500 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,500.

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 Rob is where you live.


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Rob origin and meaning

Rob is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means bright fame. To see famous people named Rob, pop culture references for the name Rob and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rob

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

Robbie / Robby / Robb / Ravi / Ruby / Roby / Raffi / Reef / Rafe / Rafi /

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
19923477
19903397
19893347
19882033
19872073
19862754
19841620
19821722
19812456
19801232
19791885
19781054
19771128
19761137
1975834
1974737
1973736
1972571
1971486
1970455
1969399
1968429
1967472
1966424
1965371
1964333
1963333
1962361
1961381
1960430
1959442
1958451
1957491
1956603
1955649
1954706
1953774
19521107
19511223
19501232
19491116
19481094
19471547
19451562
19441394
19221962

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2500

Even more about Rob


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 Rob 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rob?

1 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
1963
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Rob
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 369,185
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1922
1992 births +5

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