Pronunciation: [Bob]

Gender: Male

Meaning: Bright fame

Origin: Germanic

Douglas had a Beagle and he named him Bob.

Variant Forms

BobbieBright fameFemaleGermanic
BobbyBright fameUnisexGermanic
BoboOn tuesday bornUnisexAfrican

Famous Dogs Named Bob

Greyfriars Bobby: A Skye Terrier in Edinburgh, Scotland, was loyal to his master long after his master's death in 1858. Until Bobby's death 14 years later, he reportedly spent every night at his master's grave.

Bobby: Skye Terrier dog featured in the movie and book of the same name, Greyfriars Bobby, was the pet of John Gray, a policeman in Edinburgh.

Bobbie the Wonder Dog: After accidental abandonment on a cross-country trip, Bobbie made his way back over 2,551 miles (4,105 km) to his family's home.

Bobbie: Scotch Collie dog travled 2,800 miles to Oregon to get back to its master.

Bob the Railway Dog: A loyal traveller and drivers’ companion on the South Australian Railways in the late 19th century.

Bob the Dog: Puppet from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, played by Bob Trow.

Bob: A dog from the book Dumb Witness, also released as part of the Agatha Christie's Poirot series.

Black Bob: Border Collie dog from the comic strip The Dandy.

Famous People Named Bob

Bobby Sands is an Irish hero who was a volunteer of the Irish Republican Army.

Bobby Orr is a former ice hockey player credited to have revolutionized the game.

Bobby Flay is a celebrity chef who has hosted several shows on the Food Network television channel.

Bobby Fischer is considered one of the greatest chess players of all times.

Bobby Brown is an American R&B singer-songwriter.

Bobby Bowden was a retired college football coach.

Bob Wise was the 33rd Governor of West Virginia.

Bob Uecker is a talented sports personality and an actor.

Bob Seger is an American rock and roll singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist.

Bob Saget is a stand-up comedian, television host and an actor.

Bob Newhart is a stand-up comedian and actor who has starred in various sitcoms.

Bob Hope was a British-born American entertainer, actor, radio personality and comedian.

Bob Fosse was a famous actor, choreographer, dancer and director.

Bob Dylan is an American singer who is a major figure in the western pop music scenario.

Bob Black is an American author and anarchist.

Bob Barker is a former American game show host, best known for CBS’s ‘The Price Is Right’.

Billy Bob Thornton is talented actor, director and screenwriter.

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