Bobby: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Bobby

A diminutive of Robert, meaning "bright fame," which is derived from the Old English name Hreodbeorht. And between Hreodbeorht and Bobby, you can see which one will be easier to learn to spell. Not to mention live with.

Nicknames:

Bob.

Famous people named Bobby:

Singers Bobby Brown, Bobby McFerrin, and Bobby Darin; rapper Bobby Ray Simmons (a.k.a. B.O.B.); chess champion Bobby Fischer; celebrity chef Bobby Flay; U.S. Attorney General/Senator Bobby Kennedy; politician Bobby Jindal.

Fun fact:

Adam Sandler played main character Bobby Boucher in The Waterboy.

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