Name Bob

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Bob

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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Name Statistic: Bob is ranked #5427 overall ↓ -21

  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1878 ↓ -91
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2889 ↑ 45
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3980 ↓↓ -1208
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 4881 ↑ 11
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 5071 ↑↑ 144
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5151 ↑↑ 3143
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 5352 ↓↓ -2491
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 5395 ↓↓ -217
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5926 ↓ -23
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 7238 ↓↓ -185
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 7883 ↑↑ 458
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 8350 ↓↓ -309
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8650 ↑↑ 322
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 8732 ↑↑ 280
  • 🇫🇷 France: 9043 ↓↓ -792
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 9367 ↓↓ -700
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 9863 ↓↓ -834
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 9901 ↓↓ -163
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 12770 ↓↓ -271


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