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Bob meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Bob No. of characters: 3 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old High German English Dutch
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Meanings: Bright Form of Robert Bright Famous One English short form of Robert (meaning: the glorious Shining). Namesakes: Bob Dylan, American folk singer.

Bob was ranked 902 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.88% from its previous ranking of 910 in 2015. Bob was ranked 784 in 1970 list of US girls name and dropped by 5.95% from its previous ranking of 740 in 1967.

Full form of Bob : Bright Orderly Bashful

Bob is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 3908 in 2015. Only 116 people have Bob as their first name. Bob is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Bob is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1916 and ranked 902 (0.000331% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 93212 people wear Bob as their first name. Bob is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1913 and ranked 902 (0.000331% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 93212 people have Bob as their first name. Bob is not a native United States and Bob may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.025788% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Bob
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1916270304
1917257352
1918230477
1919208548
1920185710
1921174798
1922175787
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History of Bob

Born in Champagne to 1208, Robert became a monk. After trying to reform several monasteries, he became head of a group of hermits settled in it Molesne, Côte-d'Or, to 1075, in huts of branches. Among them is the future Saint Etienne. But Molesne is gentrified. Then again, he left the Brotherhood with some monks to found the Abbey of Cîteaux, in Côtes-d'Or, where he died in 1111.

Expression number of Bob is 1.

Bob loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Bob generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Bob Bob, Jabob, JimbobFamous people named Bob
Bobbie Sox in Playing with a Full Dick as Actress
Bobbi McCaughey in Episode dated 12 December 2007 as
Bobbi Pavis in The Malibu Bikini Shop as Actress
Bobby Johanson in The Avengers as Sound Department
Gordana Boban in Gori vatra as Actress
Bobbi Sanders in Everynight Fever as Actress
Star-Shemah Bobatoon in New Nightmare as Actress
Bobbie Barnes in Convoy as Actress
Bobo Chan in Chow lok yuen as Actress
Bobby Mancuso in The Shawshank Redemption as Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Balaban, actor,director,producer
Bob Denver, actor
Bob Dylan, composer
Bob Hope, actor,producer
Bob Hoskins, actor,director
Bob Fosse, actor
Bob Geldof, actor,composer
Bob Shayne, writer,producer
Bob Marley, actor,composer
Bob Ducsay, editor,producer,sound department
Bob Kensinger, set decorator,production designer
Bob Clendenin, actor
Bob Shaw, production designer,art director
Bob Brooks, editor
Bob Kane, writer
Bob Sarles, editor,producer
Bob Cobert, composer
Bob Bowen, producer,executive
Bob Chefalas, sound department
Bob Aaron, actor
Bob Aaron, producer,writer
Bob Aarrons, actor
Bob Ablack, editor,sound department
Bob Abrams, animation department
Bob Abuse, actor
Bob Adams, actor
Bob Adams, composer
Bob Ader, actor
Bob Adrian, actor
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Bob Namesakes Posts having Bob: Comments :Bob is an English masculine first name. Bob is a nickname hypocoristic English-language names Robert or Robin, which is common in many countries. After it became a full name. Robert is the Norman form of the name of old Germanic "(H) rod-Berht" and means something like "from shining glory". Versions of the name are Bobby and Bobbie. - Luciano Rising
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Other variants of Bob :Hrodebert Robert Hrodpreht Roparzh Roopertti Pertti Roope Róbert Robi Roibeárd Roberto Roberts Robertas Rupert Ruprecht Hob Hopkin Raibeart Rab Rabbie Ruperto Robin Hopcyn  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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