Other Origin(s):British, Norse
Meaning:Bright fame
Hobbs is a boy's name of German, Norse, and Old English origin, meaning "bright fame." A nickname of Robert and Robin, it's rooted in the ancient form Hrōþi, Hrodebert, and Hróðr. Centuries later, Hobbs pays homage to its vintage roots while giving a fresh, modern feel. Its sparkly meaning will inspire your little one to reach for the stars and leave their mark on the world. You'll also find the name in a Fast & Furious spin-off starring Dwayne Johnson as Agent Hobbs. Perhaps baby will channel his strength and virtue as they revel in the spotlight!
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