Robin \r(o)-bin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Robin), is pronounced RAH-bin. It is of English origin. Nickname for boys named Robert (Old English, Old German) "bright fame". Now commonly used for girls, probably with the red-breasted songbird in mind. See also Roberta. Actresses Robin Givens, Robin Wright Penn.
Robin has 21 variant forms: Robee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robbin, Robby, Robena, Robene, Robenia, Robi, Robina, Robine, Robinet, Robinett, Robinette, Robinia, Robyn, Robyna, Robynette, Robynn and Robynne.