Origin:German
Popularity:1768
Meaning:bright fame
Bobby as a boy's name is of Old English and Old German origin meaning "bright fame".

Famous Bobbys

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  • Bobby Brown
    Singer
  • Bobby Darin
    Actor/Singer
  • Bobby Fischer
    Chess Champion
  • Bobby Flay
    Chef
  • Bobby Riggs
    Tennis Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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