Pronunciation: [Bo-bby]

Gender: Unisex

Meaning: Bright fame

Origin: Germanic

Bobby Fischer, chess genius who was rather a recluse.

Variant Forms

BobBright fameMaleGermanic
BobbieBright fameFemaleGermanic

Famous Dogs Named Bobby

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.

Famous People Named Bobby

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.

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