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Gender: M Meaning of Robin: "bright fame" Origin of Robin: Bird name; or English, diminutive of Robert

Now that it's no longer fashionable for girls, Robin almost seems possible for boys again. Robin Hood, Robin Williams, Christopher Robin, and Robin the Boy Wonder are all male namesakes, after all. It reentered the US Top 1000 in 2015 for the first time since 1999.

Famous People Named Robin

Robin McLaurin Williams, American actor/comedian
Robin van Persie, Dutch footballer
Robin Charles Thicke, American singer
Robert John "Robin" Finck, American guitarist for Nine Inch Nails and Guns N' Roses
Robin Cousins, English figure skater
Robin Leonard Trower, English musician of band Procol Harum
Robin Mark, Northern Irish Christian singer-songwriter
Robin Hugh Gibb, English musician of band The Bee Gees
Robin Noel Pecknold, American musician of band the Fleet Foxes
(John) Robin Warren, Australian pathologist and Nobel Prize winner
Robert Finlayson "Robin" Cook, Scottish politician
Robin Packalen, Finnish pop singer
Robin Gerard Penleigh Boyd, Australian architect
Robin Clark (born Tobias Hartmann), German DJ
Robert Brian "Robin" Cook, American physician and novelist
Robin Ian Hunter, English novelist
Robin Ince, English comedian
Robin Evan Roberts, American baseball player
Robin R. Yount, American baseball player
Robin Mark Ventura, American baseball player and manager
Robin Bo Carl Söderling, Swedish tennis player
Robin Schulz, German DJ

Pop Culture References for the name Robin

Robin De Noir, a character in the movie: The Secret of Moonacre & a character in the book: The Little White Horse
Robin, sidekick of Batman and leader of the Teen Titans in the DC Comics
Robin Hood, English folk hero
Robin Goodfellow aka Puck, English folk figure and character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Christopher Robin, character in the "Winnie the Pooh" series
Robin Oakapple, pseudonym of the main character in Gilbert & Sullivan's "Ruddigore"
Robin the Frog, Muppet nephew of Kermit the Frog
(Robin) John Blake, character in movie "The Dark Knight Rises"
Robin Wood, character on TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
"Robin," Swedish animated series and main character
Robin, character in animated series "Mona the Vampire"
Red Robin, restaurant chain
Robin, player character of Fire Emblem: Awakening; can be a boy or a girl.

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