Meaning and Origin of: Robin

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Bright; famous
  • English : Queen of morning
  • Old English : Bright; famous
  • English : Famous brilliance

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish, English, French, and German : from the personal name Robin, a pet form of Robert, composed of the short form Rob + the hypocoristic suffix -in.
  • Slovenian : unexplained.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant of Rubin or Rabin.
  • A Robin from the Burgundy region of France is documented in Quebec City in 1667, with the secondary surname <xref>Lapointe</xref>.

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