[ 2 syll. rob-bie, ro-bb-ie ] The baby boy name Robbie is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is RAAB-iy- †. Robbie is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Germanic. Robbie is a diminutive form of Robert.
Robbie is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1963, 0.043% of baby boys were given the name Robbie. It ranked at #260 then. The baby name has since experienced a marked fall in popularity, and is today of infrequent use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Robbie, Robert was the most regularly used in 2012. Though Robbie is more popular as a baby boy name today, there was a period before 1960 that it was given more often to girls. From 1961 on, increasingly more baby boys than girls were named Robbie. In 1974, the name Robbie was given to 3 times as many baby boys than girls.
Baby names that sound like Robbie include Rabbie (English and Scottish), Rabi (Arabic), Rhobbie, Robbey, Robbi (English), Robby (English), Robi (Hungarian), Raba (Hebrew), Rabab (Arabic), Rabah, Rabbah (English and Hebrew), Rabbi, Rabby, Rabee, Rabeeh, Rabey, Rabie, Rabih (Arabic), Raby, and Rafa (Spanish).
† Pronunciation for Robbie: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"