Gender: Female Origin of Bobby: Short form of Roberta

Bobby Origin and Meaning

The name Bobby is a girl's name .

Bobby is a nickname-name that's long been used on its own for both girls and boys, though the Bobby spelling is more usually masculine while the girls' version is usually Bobbie. There were just over 50 baby girls named Bobbie in one recent year and only five named Bobby, compared with nearly 300 baby boys named Bobby. Robert F. Kennedy III and Amaryllis Fox named their daughter Bobby, continuing the family tradition across genders. And Millie Bobby Brown is a hot young actress.

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private Says:


tbh Bobs would make a really cute nickname! :)

MargotBear Says:


I just think of 55 Cherry Street one my favourite TV shows!!!!

Violet_Rose Says:


I think it's cute and sassy, usually not a fan of unisex names but this and Jamie I like

RoddyThlayli Says:


Normally I really don't like masculine nicknames as girl's names (Theodora nn Teddy, Wilhelmina nn Willy, Jacoba nn Jake etc) but I really like Bobby for some reason.