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Bobby Name Meaning and Origin

Bobby Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Bright fame, free man

Name Origin


The name Bobby means 'bright fame' or 'free man'. It is of English origin and is often used as a diminutive form of the name Robert.

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Bobby Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Bobby is easy to pronounce with a clear and pleasant sound.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Bobby create a simple rhythm, but may feel slightly choppy.

Famous People Named Bobby

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● Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He was a founding member of the R&B group New Edition and achieved success as a solo artist.

● Bobby Cannavale

Bobby Cannavale is an American actor known for his roles in TV series like 'Boardwalk Empire' and movies such as 'Ant-Man'. He has received critical acclaim for his performances.

● Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor who was popular in the 1950s and 1960s. He is best known for hits like 'Mack the Knife' and 'Beyond the Sea'.

Bobby Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Bobby

The name Bobby does not typically bring to mind negative characters or cultural symbols. It is a common and friendly name that is widely accepted in different contexts.

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