Bob - Meaning Of Bob, What Does Bob Mean?

What's New
   * The 'Rushmores'
   * Love Inspired Names
   * OBN Most Popular Names of 2014
   * OBN Most Popular Names of 2014 Q4
   * The Christmas Story
   * OBN New Format
Follow us on...        
Names of the Week
   * Lea
   * King
Word of the Week
cycle   More

Bob Meaning


What does Bob mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Bob is of English origin.

The meaning of Bob is "bright fame".  

Bob is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Bob.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 4774 in baby name popularity for boys with 19 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Bob Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bob has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bob to other names.


Bob is a diminutive (nickname) of Robert.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bob Gibson, Bob Hope, Bob Fosse, Bob Dylan.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bob in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Bob in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bob in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Bob Numerology page.

Bob Numerology
Bob in Hieroglyhics
Bob in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

    Considering this name?  Then you may want to save it  to your favorites list.
  Our Baby Namer - Origin and Meaning of Baby Names, Books, Gifts, Clothes
Copyright © 2008 - 2015  All rights reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | About Us | Link To Us | Links | FAQ/Contact Us