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Bobbie is a baby girl’s name that was popular for most of the 20th century. It means “bright flame” or “foreign”. Bobbie is a feminine form of the popular masculine nickname Bobby. It is a diminutive of Robert or Barbara.

Meaning of the name Bobbie:

English: bright fame
Greek: foreign

Origin of the name Bobbie:

Bobbie is a baby girl’s name of English and Greek origin. In English, it is a diminutive of Roberta, meaning “bright flame”. In Greek, it is a diminutive of Barara, meaning “foreign”.

Symbolism of the name Bobbie:

Bobbie means “bright flame” in English. Flames, and fire, are often symbols of purity, war, conflict, rebirth, and protection from evil.

Style of the name Bobbie:

traditional

Gender of the name Bobbie:

Bobbie is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Bobbie:

BAHB-ee

Number of syllables in the name Bobbie:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Bobbie:

Bobbie evokes feelings of friendliness and kindness.

Alternative spellings for the name Bobbie:

Bobby, Bobbi, Bobie, Bobi

Nicknames for the name Bobbie:

Popularity of the name Bobbie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Bobbie is a popular baby girl’s name. Bobbie was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1900 to 1997. It peaked in 1934 at #110.

Related names for the name Bobbie:

Great middle names for the name Bobbie and their meanings:

  • Melia (work)
  • Katherine (pure)
  • Cassandra (prophetess)
  • Delia (born on the island of Delos)
  • Nell (bright, shining one)
  • Pippa (lover of horses)
  • Eva (life)
  • Mae (bitter, pearl)

Famous people with the name Bobbie:

  • Bobbie Gentry (American singer)
  • Bobbie Diane Eakes (American singer)
  • Bobbie Ann Mason (American novelist)
  • Fanny “Bobbie” Rosenfeld (Canadian Olympic runner)
  • Ester “Bobbie” Heine Miller (South African tennis player)

Bobbies in popular culture:

  • Barbara Jean “Bobbie” Spencer (television, “General Hospital”)
  • Roberta “Bobbie” (literature, “The Railway Children” by E. Nesbit)
  • Roberta “Bobbie” Draper (literature, “Expanse” series by James S. A. Corey)
  • Bobbie (comics, “Spawn”)
  • Bobbie (film, “Open Season” series)