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NormanBates Fri 21-Apr-17 19:50:52


What do you think about the name Bobby? We think it suits him!

Thanks ☺️

user1492287253 Fri 21-Apr-17 19:56:29

Bobby is cute for a baby? Nit so sure for a teen. Woukd become Bob,

SignoraStronza Fri 21-Apr-17 19:59:25

Just name him Robert and shorten while little. As long as you don't call him Booby-Jay or similar, should still look perfectly respectable as an adult name.

SignoraStronza Fri 21-Apr-17 19:59:56

Not 'Booby'grin

toffeeboffin Fri 21-Apr-17 20:00:50

Just call him Robert.

NormanBates Fri 21-Apr-17 20:01:08

Don't really like Robert! Definitely won't be hyphenating it?

Jooni Fri 21-Apr-17 20:22:39

Bobby is fine. If Alfie, Archie and Teddy are acceptable as full names, then why not Bobby?

ThroughThickAndThin01 Fri 21-Apr-17 20:24:07

No, Bob is just awful.

Sophronia Fri 21-Apr-17 20:33:10

Robin with Bobby for short?

NormanBates Fri 21-Apr-17 20:36:43

Love Robin! Can Bobby be short for it?

BelafonteRavenclaw Fri 21-Apr-17 20:49:41

I know a little Bobby and the name suits him. But Robert would give him more options when he's older (Bobby, Bob, Rob, Robbie, Bert, Bertie etc)

Sugarpiehoneyeye Fri 21-Apr-17 21:25:07

SIGNORA 😂😂😂 that really made me laugh, Booby-Jay !
Was going to suggest Robin (Bobby).

JaimeLannister Fri 21-Apr-17 21:31:11

Love Bobby. I would give Robert or Robin as a full name though.

thebakerwithboobs Fri 21-Apr-17 21:33:15

Short for Robin or Robert is fine. Bobby is a bit wet as a standalone name for a fully grown man.

deluxetrolley Fri 21-Apr-17 23:33:08

I know a Robin nn Bobby. Bobby is a lovely name in itself but as others have said, it might be better as a nn so when he gets older he can have the choice.

Loyly Fri 21-Apr-17 23:34:46

Robin with the nickname Bobby is a good idea.

Pallisers Fri 21-Apr-17 23:36:04

I would hate to go through life saying "no actually my name is Bobby, not Robert, not Bob" and that is what will happen to him.

MrsTerryPratchett Sat 22-Apr-17 00:10:05

I just imagine a grown man with a full beard going to get a passport or driving licence and having to tell people his proper name is Bobby. You can't lengthen to Robert/Robin but you can shorten to Bobby.

AntigoneJones Sat 22-Apr-17 00:13:45

How about Bobby-Lee or Bobby-Jae?

villainousbroodmare Sat 22-Apr-17 00:17:45

Infantile imo. Robert would give lots of options, including allowing you to call him Bobby for as long as he will tolerate it!

PonderLand Sat 22-Apr-17 00:24:12

My brothers name is Robert but he's being a Bobby since birth, he rarely gets 'Bob', I love the name for a baby and an adult.

passingthrough1 Sat 22-Apr-17 00:29:44

Cute for a baby but definitely needs a "proper" name on the BC (Robert or Robin).

MiniMaxi Sat 22-Apr-17 02:48:19

Definitely go for Robin nn Bobby if you like that OP!

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