Of Germanic origin.

Diminutive of the name Robert, which means “bright flame”.

From the Proto-Germanic name “Hrodebert”.

Feminine forms of the name are Roberta, Bobbi, Bobbie, Robbie.

Alternative forms of the name are Robert, Rob, Bobby, Robbie, Bobbie, Robin.

Famous bearers are Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Bob Geldof, Bob Hope, Bob Seger, Bob Bryar.

Bob Marley (born Robert Nesta Marley) was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician.

He was a superstar and a world ambassador for reggae music, an iconic figure, the most transcended reggae musician ever.