Bird name, or English, diminutive of Robert
"bright fame"

Robin Origin and Meaning

The name Robin is a girl's name of English origin meaning "bright fame".

Sounded bright and chirpy in the fifties and ranked in the Top 100 until 1980, but by now Robin has lost traction. Robin is, however, having something of a style comeback for boys.

# 861 in the US

Robin Rank in US Top 1000

# 582 on Nameberry

Robin Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Robin Popularity

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Famous People Named Robin

  • Robin Gayle WrightAmerican actress
  • Robin René RobertsAmerican news anchor
  • Robin Simone GivensAmerican actress
  • (Jennifer Carolyn) Robin McKinleyAmerican novelist
  • Robin Jessica TunneyAmerican actress
  • Robin ChotzinoffAmerican memoirist
  • Robin WeismanAmerican actress
  • Robin CurtisAmerican actress
  • Robin Denise "Rockin' Robin" SmithAmerican pro wrestler
  • Robin Stone aka Robin S.American dance pop singer
  • Robin Ophelia QuiversAmerican radio personality
  • Robin Moulderbassist for American band Jack Off Jill
  • Robin VitettaMiller, American TV chef
  • Robin Hobbpen name of American novelist Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden
  • Robin ColemanAmerican actress
  • Robin AntinAmerican dancer and founder of group The Pussycat Dolls
  • Robin ChaseAmerican entrepreneur and founder of Zipcar
  • Pauline Robinson "Robin" Busheldest daughter of President George H W Bush

Robin in Pop Culture

  • Robin De Noira character in the book 'Little white horse' & in the movie 'The secret of moonacre'
  • Robin Charles Scherbatsky Jr. aka Robin Sparklescharacter on TV's "How I Met Your Mother"
  • Robin ScorpioDrake, character on American soap "General Hospital"
  • Robin Senamain character in anime "Witch Hunter Robin"
  • Robin Newmancharacter in video game 'Ace Attorney'
  • Robin SylvesterSue Sylvester's daughter on TV's "Glee"
  • Nico Robincharacter in anime/manga "One Piece"
  • Red Robinrestaurant chain
  • Robinplayer character of Fire Emblem: Awakening; can be a boy or a girl.
  • Robincharacter in the Netflix show 'Stranger Things'
  • Officer RobinPastor Jeff's Girlfriend in the TV series "Young Sheldon"