♂ Name Bob – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Bob

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Bob is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Bob

Bob is a diminutive of the name Robert, which derived from the Old High German name Hruodoberht.
Bob is a palindrome: a name that reads the same backwards and forward.

Meaning of Bob

Bob means “bright fame” (from Germanic “hruod” = fame + “beraht” = bright).

Pronunciation of Bob

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