Name: Bob

Gender: Male

Usage: Bob is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.

People having the name Bob are in general originating from Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.

For another variant of the name Bob across the world, see Robert.

Meaning:

  • Bright fame
  • Famous

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The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 1.

Interpretation:
Qualities: Leader, Determined
Ruling planet: Sun
Colors: Yellow, Orange, Gold
Gemstones: Topaz, Amber

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The name Bob is ranked on the 97th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.

We estimate that there are at least 4945300 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.068% of the population. The name Bob has three characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.

The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Bob for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:

The name day of Bob is 19 January.

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English: altered short form of Robert, a later development than the common medieval forms Hob, Dob, and Nob, all of which, unlike Bob, have given rise to English surnames.
Pet forms: Bobby, Bobbie.

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