Meaning:Fame; Bright
Bob is a boy's name of British origin. Though the name is associated with something simple, it's not one to be looked over. Bob means "fame" or "bright" and is perfectly suited to the little star in your family.

Famous People Named Bob

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  • Bob Cousy
    Basketball Player
  • Bob Dylan
  • Bob Marley
  • Bob Newhart
  • Bob Pettit
    Basketball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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