Why Bob Rocks?

What secrets hide behind “Bob” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!

is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.
is for orderly, a lifelong passion.
is for bounce, your ability to renew.

The name “Bob” is of English origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.

Your name in reverse order is “Bob.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Obb.’ How do you pronounce that?

Secret Meaning of Bob

Secret Meaning of Bob The true meaning of ‘Bob’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Bob is a name that implies a pioneering spirit. You are a natural born leader, highly focused, and achievement oriented. Enduring hardship to try out new things come naturally to you. It frustrates you to do too many unimportant activities. You can do things and make decisions by yourself. You are also energetic and confident.

Heart Desire of Bob Your heart’s desire is to help and care for those you love. You treasure family values and traditions. You are willing to sacrifice yourself for the sake of others. Giving advice is a natural ability for you. You are somewhat hesitant to show your artistic talents. People appreciate the love you give to them.

Personality of Bob When people hear the name Bob, they perceive you as someone who is a family person, good provider, and protector. Others may trust you and feel secure with your judgment. Even though you are neatly dressed, you are more concerned with price and durability rather than being attractive. You are a person that can be counted upon to do what is necessary.

Wacky Bob You are a person who is prone to sensitivity and easily offended by the remarks of others. Peaceful, adaptive, cooperative, and reliable are some of the words that describe you most. You tend to accept things reluctantly and without protest. You long for togetherness and companionship to be happy. You are a collector and probably have some hidden treasures tucked away somewhere.

Your most likely vocation: engineer, writer, composer of music, teacher, designer, architect, planner, president of a society, curator, librarian, keeper of department store.

Lucky colors: All yellows, ocher, bronze, gold, orange

Lucky gem(s): Yellow diamond, citrine, amber, and topaz

Lucky day(s): Sunday

Lucky botanicals: Borage, chamomile, eyebright, lavender, Saint-John’s-wort, sorrel, thyme

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Is The Name Bob Popular?

Popularity of Bob in the U.S. “Bob” is not a popular baby boy’s name in Pennsylvania as reported in the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 54 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1937. A total of 2,377 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1959 with a total of 2,824 babies. That’s a lot of baby Bobs.

Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Bob” was recorded 93,251 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Bobs to occupy the country of Isle of Man with an estimated population of 85,369.

The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 46 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1927 with a rank of #100 nationwide and was registered 1,970 times as a baby boy’s name. Bob became a popular boy’s name in the state of Nevada in the year 1935. It ranked #13 with 10 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1946 in the state of California with 420 baby boys.

This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Washington for 39 years from 1918 to 1964 (may not be consecutive).

For the past two decades (1999 to 2018), the name “Bob” was recorded 318 times in the SSA database.

What’s Next?

Proud of the name Bob Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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