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Gender: M Meaning of Bobby: "bright fame" Origin of Bobby: Diminutive of Robert Bobby's Popularity in 2016: #766

Bobby is the quintessential mid-century nickname, the name of the son on Mad Men and overused to the point of cliche. Though Robert is still Number 62, most Roberts today are called by their full name or Rob or Robbie rather than Bob or Bobby.

In the UK the term "bobby" is slang for a policeman.

Famous People Named Bobby

Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto), American singer
Robert Keith "Bobby" McFerrin, American singer
Robert James "Bobby" Fischer, American chess champion
Bobby Ray Simmons, better known as B.o.B., American rapper
Robert Lee "Bobby" Moynihan Jr., American actor and comedian
Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown, American pop singer
Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, U.S. Senator from New York
Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, American politician, 55th governor of Louisiana
Robert Cletus "Bobby" Driscoll, American actor
Robert Thomas "Bobby" Reynolds, American tennis player
Robert Dwayne "Bobby" Womack, American singer-songwriter
Robert Alan "Bobby" Labonte, American NASCAR driver
Robert Arthur "Bobby" Allison, American NASCAR driver
Robert William "Bobby" Robson, English footballer
Robert "Bobby" Charlton, English footballer
Robert William "Bobby" Unser, American racing driver
Robert F. "Bobby" Roode Jr., Canadian pro wrestler
Robert Cleckler "Bobby" Bowden, American college football coach
Bobby Leslie Lockwood, English model and actor
Robert William "Bobby" Flay, American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and Food Network personality

Pop Culture References for the name Bobby

Robert "Bobby Bacala" Baccalieri, Jr., character on TV's "The Sopranos"
Robert "Bobby" James Ewing, character on TV's "Dallas"
Bobby Fulbright, character in 'Ace Attorney' game series
Robert "Bobby" Pendragon, character in the Pendragon books by D. J. MacHale
Robert "Bobby" Singer, character on TV's "Supernatural"
Robert "Bobby" Boucher Jr, character from movie "The Waterboy"
Robert "Bobby" Brady, youngest boy character from TV's "The Brady Bunch"
Robert "Bobby" Drake, also known as Iceman, character in "X-Men"
Bobby Davis, character in movie "100 Mile Rule"
Robert "Bobby" Draper, character on TV's "Mad Men"
Robert Jeffrey "Bobby" Hill, Hank Hill's son on the animated series "King of the Hill"
Bobby Santiago, a character from the Nickelodeon cartoon "The Loud House"
Bobby, character from the novel "Call Him Demon"