Name
BOB

Name BOB

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 91,886 births of Bob in the countries below, which represents an average of 661 births of children bearing the first name Bob per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 117 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom Bob Variations : Robert , Robért , Róbert , Ròbert

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Information about the first name Bob

We celebrate Bob on January 30th
The first name Bob is listed in our categories :The first name Bob has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Bob is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Bob in Japanese *

Romajibobu
Katakanaボブ
Hiraganaぼぶ
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Origin and meaning of name Bob

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English bobben (“to strike, beat, shake, jog”), of uncertain origin. Compare Scots bob (“to mark, butt dance with a bobbing motion”), Icelandic boppa (“to wave up and down”), Swedish bobba (“to bob”), Dutch dobberen ("bobbing").
Etymology src :
  • blitter object
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • bob (plural bobs)
  • A bobbing motion; a quick up and down movement.
  • a bob of the head
  • A curtsy.
  • A bobber.
  • Lauson
  • Or yellow bobs turn'd up before the plough / Are chiefest baits, with cork and lead enough.
  • Any of various hesperiid butterflies.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • bob (third-person singular simple present bobs, present participle bobbing, simple past and past participle bobbed)
  • (transitive) To cut (hair) into a bob haircut.
  • I got my hair bobbed. How do you like it?
  • (transitive) To shorten by cutting; to dock; to crop
  • Short form of bobsleigh
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • bob (plural bobs)
  • Abbreviation of shishkabob.
Anagrams src :
  • obb
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: bŏb, IPA(key): /bɒb/
  • Rhymes: -ɒb
  • (US) enPR: bäb, IPA(key): /bɑb/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːb
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From the English personal name Bob, used to designate light infantrymen, and probably introduced into French during the First World War.
Noun src :
  • bob m (plural bobs)
  • bucket hat, fishing hat
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /bɔb/
General
Noun src :
  • bob m (plural bobs)
  • bob, bob haircut (hairstyle)
HU Hungarian
Noun src :
  • bob (plural bobok)
  • bobsleigh
  • a type of sled (a flat-bottomed concave plastic sled with no runners, equipped with brakes)
  • a car used on the track of an alpine slide or bobsled rollercoaster (mountain coaster)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈbob]
  • Hyphenation: bob
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • bobos
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • szánkó
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian bȍb.
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English bobsleigh.
Noun src :
  • bob n (plural boburi)
  • bobsleigh
Noun (Related terms) src :
  • boabă
Noun (See also) src :
  • sanie
IT Italian
Noun src :
  • bob m (invariable)
  • bobsleigh / bobsled
Noun (Related terms) src :
  • bobbista
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From bewust onbeschonken bestuurder (“deliberately unintoxicated driver”).
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English bob.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • bob m (plural bobs, diminutive bobje n)
  • designated driver
Noun src :
  • bob f or m (plural bobs)
  • bob, bobsleigh
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /bɔp/
  • Hyphenation: bob
  • Rhymes: -ɔp
Irish
Noun 1 src :
  • bob m (genitive singular bob, nominative plural bobanna)
  • (hair) bob
  • fringe (of hair over forehead)
  • bob(tail)
  • Synonym: bob eireabaill
Noun 2 src :
  • bob m (genitive singular bob, nominative plural bobanna)
  • stump, target (in games)
 

Popularity of the name Bob

Number of BOB births per year

Total births of Bob by country

Births with the first name Bob
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2018
90,066
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
441
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
323
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
259
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
200
0
SESweden
1998 - 2018
167
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
126
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
110
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
60
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
42
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
32
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
18
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
10
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
9
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
9
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2018
5
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
5
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
4

Total births of Bob by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Bob
Country
Boys
Girls
NLNetherlands
2019
61
0
SESweden
2018
24
0
BEBelgium
2018
19
0
DKDenmark
2018
5
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
4
0
BRBrazil
2010
3
0
DEGermany
2018
1
0

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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Bob

There are 4273 actors and actresses with the first name Bob
Bob Chen
Bob Zucker
Bob El Halawany
Bob Kaplan
Bob Moffatt
Bob Morley
Bob Woolsey
Bob Freville
Bob Braswell
Bob Tennent
Bob Sanders
Bob Kelly
Bob Bryar
Bob Bryan
Bob Lewandowski
Bob Dela Cruz
Bob Burnquist
Bob Wind
Bob De Jong
Bob Merrick
Bob Carter
Bob Cryer
Bob Sapp
Bob Perry
Bob Evans
Bob Frazer
Bob Cesca
Bob Suzuki
Bob Guiney
Bob Amaden

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Bob
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Rankings of first name BOB by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#254DK Denmark2018
#262NL Netherlands2019
#348SE Sweden2018
#574BE Belgium2018
#4709GB United Kingdom2018
#7341DE Germany2018
#12027BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name BOB (female) births over the last year available in each country



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