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Gender: M Meaning of Hobbes: "bright fame" Origin of Hobbes: English variation of Robert. "bright fame"

All varieties of Hob are antiquated nicknames for Robert, though this one is saddled with the "Calvin and Hobbes" cartoon association.

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Famous People Named Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, English political philosopher

Pop Culture References for the Name Hobbes

"Calvin & Hobbes," comic strip featuring Hobbes, a stuffed tiger

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