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Gender: M Meaning of Hob: "bright fame" Origin of Hob: English, diminutive of Robert

A Robert nickname out of use for hundreds of years, but now sounds cooler than Bob or Rob for a modern boy.

Famous People Named Hob

Hob Hiller, American baseball player

Pop Culture References for the Name Hob

Hob, a robot-like creature in the webcomic "Dresden Codak" by Aaron Diaz
Hob Gadling, character in the The Sandman comic book series by Neil Gaiman
Hob, mentioned in the madrigal "Who made thee, Hob, forsake the plough?" by William Byrd

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