Robb name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Robb

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Middle English Robb. From a medieval diminutive form of the given name Robert.

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A nickname for Robert

Robb was also found in the following language(s): Middle English

Notable Persons Named Robb

Notable Persons Named Robb

Robb Stark

Robb Stark is a fictional character.

Robb Wells

Robb Wells is an actor. He was most active from 1995 to present. Robb was born on March 20th, 1971 in Moncton.

Robb Banks

Robb Banks is a hip hop music beatmaker, rapping, and lyricist. He has been prominent since 2011. Robb was given the name Richard Burrell on September 24th, 1994 in New York City.

Robb Flynn

Robb Flynn is a groove metal, thrash metal, nu metal, and heavy metal music musician. He plays Epiphone, ESP Guitars, and B.C. Rich. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Robb was given the name Lawrence Matthew Cardine on July 19th, 1967 in Oakland, California. Robb is also known as Robb Flynn.

Robb Royer

Robb Royer is a pop music, rock music, soft rock, and country music songwriter, musician, and screenwriter. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Keyboard instrument, Alto saxophone, Soprano saxophone, Flute, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1964. Robb was given the name Robert Wilson Royer on December 6th, 1942 in Los Angeles. Robb is also known as Robert Wilson Royer.

Robb Derringer

Robb Derringer is an actor-writer-pilot. He has had major accomplishments since 1996. Robb was given the name Robbie Warren Derringer on July 6th, 1967 in Palo Alto, California, United States.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Robb

Notable Persons With the Last Name Robb

AnnaSophia Robb

AnnaSophia Robb is an actress and model. She has been prominent since 2004. AnnaSophia was born on December 8th, 1993 in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Lynda Bird Johnson Robb

Lynda was given the name Lynda Bird Johnson by her parents Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson on March 19th, 1944 in Washington, D.C.

Natalie J. Robb

Natalie was given the name Natalie Joy Robb on December 3rd, 1974 in Bellshill.

Chuck Robb

Chuck Robb is a senator. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to 2001. His military service ended in 1970. Chuck was born on June 26th, 1939 in Phoenix, Arizona.

David Robb

He has been prominent since 1970. David was born on August 23rd, 1947 in London, England, UK.

Thomas Robb

He holds the title National director of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Pastor of the Christian Revival Center. and National director of theKnights of the Ku Klux KlanPastor of the Christian Revival Center.. Thomas was born in 1946 in Detroit.

  • Marjorie Anne Newell Robb
  • Andrew Robb
    Minister for Trade
  • John Robb
  • Edgar Robb
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Isabel Hampton Robb
  • Sir James Milne Robb
    Military Person
  • Muriel Robb
    Tennis Player
  • George Seanor Robb
  • Steven Robb
    Soccer Player
  • Charles Henry Robb
  • J Hampden Robb
  • James Robb
  • Tom Robb
    Session Musician

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Robb U.S.
  White 89.46% 64.26%
  African American 5.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Robb

People with the last name Robb are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Robb

  • How Popular is the name Robb? Robb is the 5,192nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Robb was the 2,686th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Robb have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,185 babies born with the first name Robb in the United States. That's more than enough people named Robb to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Robb? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Robb first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Robb is Saturday, August 8th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Robb born? The highest recorded use of the first name Robb was in 1970 with a total of 246 babies.
  • Random Robb Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Robb is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Robb: The name spelled backwards is Bbor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Bbro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Robb? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,402 people with the last name Robb.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Robb? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Robb as their last name.
  • Robb name meaning

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