[ 2 syll. ro-bin, rob-in ] The baby girl name Robin is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced as RAA-BihN †. Robin has its origins in the Germanic language and it is used largely in English. Robin is a diminutive of the English, German, and Italian Roberta.
See also the related form, the English Robyn.
Robin is an all-time favorite. Currently it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not to the degree it was in the past. Its usage peaked in 1961 with 0.754% of baby girls being named Robin. It had a ranking of #27 then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is in recent times of only very light use. In 2018, it ranked at #974 with a usage of 0.015%, but it was nevertheless the most regularly used among all girl names in its family. Though there were times from 1940 to 2004 when more girls than boys were given the name Robin, the name is today somewhat more frequently used for boys.
Baby names that sound like Robin include Robbin, Robbyn, Robine, Robyn, Robynn, Robynne, Raevin, Raevyn, Raphine, Raveen, Raven, Ravene, Ravenn, Ravin, Ravinn, Ravon, Ravonn, Ravyn, Rayvaun, and Rayvenne.
† Pronunciation for Robin: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"