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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Bob

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Bob in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Bob:

  • Records indicate that 91,808 boys in the United States have been named Bob since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1959, when 2,826 people in the U.S. were given the name Bob. Those people are now 61 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Bob

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      8 Positive Comments

  • "No one?s around to help but that?s just fine, sometimes the best thing you can be is alone" Jun. 7, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "no one?s around to help, so I?ll have to handle things myself, it?s not so bad, here in the no judgement zone" Jun. 6, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "It?s a good name, and it reminds me of Bob from ACNH. However, I wouldn?t name a child this because they would get harassed." Jun. 2, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Bob is my BFF. He is a brat, but he's cool so i like him. GO BOB!" Sep. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Bob is short for Spongebob which is short for Spongebob Squarepants lol so this name freaking rock my socks lol but i've only net one Bob ever and he's a senior at Buna High School in Michigan or how ever you spell it lol" Mar. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My friend loves the name Bob. "Bob" sounds capable , cool, and handsome." Dec. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE THE NAME BOB!!! but i would never name a child that! maybe like a nickname but NEVER!!! people would be mean and be bullies to that person. (maybe)" Oct. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name bob i think its the funniest name anyone can have but i wouldnt name a kid that like a dog or suttin like that!lol" May. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      12 Negative Comments

  • "This is my name. I have bad experiences. The correct way to spell and pronounce it is bleeding obvious, yet nonetheless people constantly mess it up. I HATE being BOB!!!" Oct. 3, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Catch The Cup To Where The Head Is Lying / His Head Fell Away! Choose mode: Swiss Bliss / Cheeky Monkey / Zoom call" Aug. 22, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Who in the right mind would name their child Bob? It's such a boring name, it's like someone working in an office. If it's just a nickname, it's cool for Robert." Aug. 28, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "On MSN my friend named a an icon Bob and another friend created Bob the snowman! It's a funny name! NEVER NAME YOUR CHILD THIS!!!" Dec. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Never met a Bob that I liked. All have been sneeky." Feb. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had an ex names Bob, short for Robert. He turned out to be the biggest jerk, and I've found most Bob's are." Jan. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "lol bob is a funny name u use wen u dont no wut to name something" Dec. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've never met a normal person named BOB.. and like if someone was on Family Feud on the thing for the $20,000 and one of the questions was "A man's name" the first thing they would say would be BOB! Pleaseeeee don't name your baby this.. he'll thank you for it!" Jul. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "to me the name Bob is just Plain and remindees me of the cartoon bob the builder. thank you bob of bob town!" May. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "sounds dorky! i mean, picture this: two proud parents sitting next to an ah-dorable little baby boy with blonde hair and big watery blue eyes. Sounds good right? now picture the mother saying "it's name is BOB" totally masscred the beautiful scene. so, in conclusion, parents: save you cute kids the strife of having to face a life with the title of BOB and name them something with a few more syllables =)" Apr. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Bob is really a dumb name its my uncles name but i really really hate it" Feb. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "who would name sombody bob? whoev they r they r gggaaayyy. and old fahsoned. and thats the only word that they can spell and its old. and they r over rattted... lol call me!" Feb. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      6 Neutral Comments

  • "So just remember on your next tough day, when there?s a scary and daunting task awaiting.. Just bust a move and shake your fears away, there?s nothing wrong with some pre fish celebratin!" Jun. 8, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "One of my best friends is a Bob. It's a harmless, fun name!" Jun. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Bob bob bob a dee bob bob bob bob bob bob bob bob! a FUNNY ODD name! *BOB* LAWL!" Mar. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i think "Bob" is a funny name...but it is very simple & likable." Jan. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i had a friend named bob he said he was going to get a named change lol" Oct. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Bob Rowen, I teach at Bishop Quinn High School....and I'm awesome. You pronounce my name as Bob....Bob Rowen. I'm a bad ass. I'm a pimp. I own all." Jan. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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