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Robbie or Robby is a given name as well as a surname. It is usually encountered as a nickname or a shortened form of Robert or Robin. The name experienced a significant rise in popularity in Northern Ireland in 2003.[1]


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  • Robby Albarado, (born 1973), horse racing jockey
  • Robby Benson, stage name of American actor Robin David Segal (born 1956)
  • Robby Brink (born 1971), South African former rugby union player
  • Robby Ginepri (born 1982), tennis player
  • Robby Gordon (born 1969), race car driver
  • Robby Krieger (born 1946), American guitar player of The Doors
  • Robby Langers (born 1960), retired footballer from Luxembourg
  • Robby Müller (born 1940), Dutch cinematographer most often associated with film director Wim Wenders
  • Robby Steinhardt (born 1950), American rock violinist and singer best known for his work with the group Kansas
  • Robby Thompson (born 1962), Major League Baseball player


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  1. ^ "Jack and Emma were the most popular first names in Northern Ireland in 2003" (PDF) (Press release). Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. 2004-01-02. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-29. Retrieved 2008-02-14. ...Robbie has risen from rank 141 in 2002 to 81 in 2003