Female, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, R names, Virtues/Attributes


Robinia is the name of a genus of flowers named after French royal botanist Jean Robin and his son Vespasian, who first introduced the plant in Europe in 1601. Robin is a French surname, a diminutive of Robert which is the English form of Germanic Hrodebert meaning “bright fame”.

Nicknames: Robby/Robbie, Rob, Robin

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Robin (English)
  • Robyn (English)
  • Robynne (English)
  • Robina (English)
  • Robena (English)


Male forms:

  • Robin (English)
  • Robert (English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Romanian)
  • Rupert (German, Dutch, English)



1 thought on “Robinia”

  1. As much as I don’t like Robert, I have a soft spot for Robinia. There is something really sweet about it. And I have a soft spot for Robin too, for both genders. But I guess more as a masculine name. I also like Robina and Robinette.


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