View Poll Results: Robbie or Bo?

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  • Robbie

    10 43.48%
  • Bo

    12 52.17%
  • Other

    1 4.35%
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Thread: Robbie vs Bo

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2015

    Robbie vs Bo

    Which do you prefer as a first name honour to Robert/Bob for a boy?

    Other - Please comment below

    Or keep it in the middle spot?

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2019
    Hi there.

    Are you honoring a Robert or just a Bobby? If it's a Robert, you could always consider Albert or Gilbert. I love Albert! It's on my list (my Paw Paw's name), w/the nn Alfie. Gilbert has a lot of great nns too: Gil, Gilby, Gib, Gibby.

    Hope this helps.
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  3. #3
    I prefer Robbie to Bo, but I think I would prefer Robin to either of those options.
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    As the previous poster mentioned, Robin is a great option. Of the two in the poll, I voted for Robbie. Very down-to-earth, friendly name—I like it a lot! Bo I prefer as Beau; the Bo spelling seems incomplete, even if it's not.
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Personally I prefer Bo, however, as a namesake, I always prefer something that is more obviously an honor, so for Robert, of these two, Robbie I feel would be much better.

    That said, I would greatly prefer Robin, perhaps with the nickname of 'Bo' or 'Bobby'.

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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    I love the suggestion of Robin! But from the options in the poll, I picked Bo.
    On my mind:

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2019
    I like Robbie and Bo but I prefer the spelling Beau. It looks more complete and not like a nickname.
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  8. #8
    I would just go with Robert to have a more substantial full name, and then you could call him either as a nickname (which you could still do if you put Robert in the middle.)

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