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[ 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 unusual as a baby girl name. 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 used only on a very light scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Robin was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2017. 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)"


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