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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name ROBIN


Robin : 1: French Breton Scottish English and German: from the personal name Robin a pet form of Robert composed of the short form Rob + the hypocoristic suffix -in.2: Slovenian: topographic name derived from rob ‘edge border’ (see Robar).3: Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rubin or Rabin.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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