Bob Name Meaning

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Bobbee, Bobbey, Bobbie, Bobby, Robert, Bobbee, Bobbey, Bobbie And Bobby

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Bob name was top ranked at 87 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 3416 position in American during year 2012


Name Bob has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 657 position. 92875 numbers of people were named Bob so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Bob

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The masculine name Bob is a short form of Robert, which is taken from the name hrodebert in Germanic that means “bright fame”. It came later than medieval rhyming nicknames for the name, including Nob, Dob and Hob. In fact, the Normans introduce the name to Britain, where it came to replace the Old English cognate Hreodbeorht. Ever since then it has been a common name in the English-speaking countries.

There are many famous people with the name, like the American musician Bob Dylan or the guitarist Bob Bogle. Not to mention the artists and writers, like Bob Justin or Bob Kur, respectively. Even some amazing actors, like Bob Barker from a game show to Bob Fosse the actor, director, dancer and screenwriter.

Bob Numerology :
Personality No. 4. People with name Bob love to work & like orderliness. They are loyal, pragmatic & materialistic but sometimes they may be rude. Person with Bob having 4 as Personality number are adamant & indulge only in time-tested values. They are determined, energetic, dependable & scientific. They are cautious & hypersensitive. More Numerology

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  • The name Bob means bright, shining.

    It is a German name majorly given to boys.

    The people with this name are independent, confident and have the heart to help others.

    Famous bearers are Bob Marley the Jamaican reggae artiste, Scottish national hero Robert the Bruce and novelist Robert Ludlum.

  • The name was first used as a diminutive ofRobert among 18th-century English speakers.

  • Bob is a nickname of Robert. Bob Acres in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's comedy The Rivals and Bob Cratchit in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is the source of this name.

Name Analysis of Bob

Character Analysis of Bob : Persons with the name Bob are co-operative, courteous and are very considerate individuals. They have a tendency to be able to sense the feelings of others, with the knack to be able to demonstrate certain mediation skills when handling complicated situations. They know how to organize and handle Persons with care and ease. Peace and harmony are of the utmost importance to them.

Love Life of Bob : Persons are very sensitive and do not like to show off their intimate quality.

Name Letter Analysis of Bob

B : Persons are sensitive and a bit of an introvert, but still manage to be personable and compassionate

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

B : Persons are sensitive and a bit of an introvert, but still manage to be personable and compassionate

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Bob

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Bob is Vrushabh and Moon sign associated with the name Bob is Taurus.

The name Bob has Earth element. Venus is the Ruling Planet for the name Bob . The name Bob having moon sign as Taurus is represented by The Bull and considered as Fixed .

Normally, people with the name Bob are very patient. Such people are social and always treat others with respect.

Other name options, having Taurus moon sign are name starting with : O, Va, Vi, Vu, Ve,Vo, We ,Wo,Ve,Ae, U, Ea, E, Ai, Bi, Bo, Br, Bu,Vr,Vy,Wa, Wu.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Bob

The name Bob is suitable for baby born in Mrigashirsha nakshatra

Mrigashirsha Nakshatra: "The deer's head". Also known as āgrahāyaṇī

Lord: Mangala (Mars)
Symbol: Deer's head
Deity: Soma, Chandra, the Moon god
Indian zodiac: 23° 20' Vrishabha - 6° 40' Mithuna
Western zodiac: 19°20' Gemini - 2°40' Cancer
Other name options, having Mrigashirsha nakashatra are name starting with : Ve, Be, Vo, Bo, Ka, Ke.

Famous Name Bob

  • Bob Goalby

    (born on March 14, 1929) is a former American professional golfer


  • Elmar Bob

    Elmar Bob works as an Executive in the United States, France, Germany and Japan.


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