Bobbie \b(ob)-bie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Bobbie), is pronounced BAH-bee. It is of Contemporary origin. Pet form of Roberta (Old English, Old German) "bright fame", and Barbara (Greek) "stranger". Like Billie, a feminine version of a man's nickname. Bobbie is sometimes combined with other names, with or without a hyphen. Author Bobbie Ann Mason.