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Gender: Female Origin of Robyn: Spelling variation of Robin

The name Robyn is a girl's name . Robyn and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

From the experts:

Spelling variations rise and fall with the fortunes of the name they're based on, and so it is with Robyn, which ranked as high as the Top 200 from the late 1960s through the early 80s, but has dropped from national ranking in the past decade. The original Robin is making something of a comeback...as a boys' name.

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Comments

MadelineM Says:

2017-09-11T01:11:49

Love it! Seems very feminine to me.

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-01-09T19:41:26

I prefer this spelling of the name for girls. It's interesting that the description says that Robin is being revived as a male name. We seem to be coming full cycle, then. When I was younger, particularly here in the UK, Robin was viewed as a unisex name, but one that was mainly used for boys. Ashley was truly unisex then and, if anything, there seemed to be more male Ashleys. I can't see Ashley being used as a male name again for some time, but Robin could work, especially as Rob and Robbie can be nicknames, as per Robert. I went to school with a Robina, pronounced Rob-een-a. Maybe that could even be revived. She did get Ribena jokes, even then, though.

Elle Says:

2015-09-07T17:28:20

cool

clairels Says:

2014-10-27T06:36:07

I agree. Robin feels too masculine.

AnonymousPerson Says:

2014-10-22T08:46:01

I think if you want to use Robin for a girl you should spell it like this.