Robin

Robin - A very unique female name



  Mar 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Robin, meaning bright fame, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1312. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Robin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Robin? 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 Robin. The baby girl name Robin was given to 125 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1311 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 11,306 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Robin peaked in popularity 55 years ago in 1962 on position 25.



Famous with this name

Robin Williams
Robin Tunney
Robin Wright


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Robin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Robin is currently topping the baby name charts in Wisconsin at position #682 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,839.

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 Robin is where you live.


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Robin origin and meaning

Robin is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means bright fame. To see famous people named Robin, pop culture references for the name Robin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Robin

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

Robyn / Raven / Robbin / Rayven / Ravyn / Rufina / Ruben / Raeven / Robena / Raveen /

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
20121311
20111578
20101477
20091381
20081378
20071212
20061212
20051088
2004968
2003952
2002847
2001695
2000589
1999536
1998509
1997428
1996374
1995360
1994334
1993279
1992263
1991231
1990201
1989158
1988161
1987143
1986121
1985147
1984141
1983125
1982108
1981102
1980108
197995
197889
197784
197675
197565
197463
197360
197255
197151
197051
196946
196843
196746
196642
196533
196427
196325
196225
196127
196033
195932
195832
195730
195629
195533
195441
195366
1952102
1951121
1950149
1949210
1948223
1947245
1946258
1945279
1944366
1943417
1942419
1941476
1940490
1939608
1938719
1937791
1936864
1935962
1934831
1933835
19321103
19311378
19301061
19291034
19271626
19252045
19241473
19221373
19131312

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wisconsin682
Missouri796
Alabama799
Indiana866
Virginia877
Louisiana888
Washington911
Michigan924
Colorado999
Pennsylvania1357
Georgia1429
New York1568
Ohio1600
California1667
Florida1676
Texas1821
Illinois1839

Even more about Robin


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 Robin 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 Robin?

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
1962
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Robin
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 11,306
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +125

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