Name Bob Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Bob


Bob is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Bob mean?

Bob means “bright fame” and “shining glory” (from Old High German “hruod” = fame/praise/glory + “beraht” = bright).

Pronunciation of Bob

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Popularity of the name Bob

The name Bob is ranked #5417 overall.

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