Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Shining Glory
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Bob Girl)

In 2017 the name Bob...

• was given to 18 baby boys
• was the 5,080th most popular name for baby boys
• was 125% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was about as popular as June and Markese
Babies Named Bob Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Bob...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1959
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2014
• is 98% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 64% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Dave, Bill, Tom, Patty, Debby, Debbie
• has the most opposite popularity history to Francesco, Rafael, Brandt, Ilana, Shoshana, Ayesha
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Bob by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Bob are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Bob will be the only kid named Bob in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Bob compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Bob rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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