Bob or Bobby has become an extremely popular name over the last new years. However like all cool names, they have a story. The story behind Bobby or Bob is that it comes from the great name Robert. I say great, because there have been some outstanding individuals with the name Robert.

Modern Culture Names

We have in modern culture, Robert De Niro and Robert Downy JR. Both world famous movie stars. De Niro famous for performances in Goodfellas and Casino and Downy JR for Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes.

There have been other famous Bob’s, most notably Robert the Bruce, who’s role in the war against England for Scotland was glamourised in the film Braveheart starring Mel Gibson. Robert the Bruce died way back in 1329 however his legend in Scotland still lives on.

 

 

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