Why Is Bob Short for Robert?

Answer

Bob is just a nickname that people have chosen for Robert. Just like Jamie can be short for James. The name Rob can also be short for the name Robert.
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Because Rob is short for Robert and Bob is easier to pronounce for people who have trouble with the "R" sound.
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