Meaning and name origin
Joby \j(o)-by\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Joby), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Joby is "persecuted". Feminine of Job. Unusual form of a biblical name widely used by the Puritans and their descendants til the 19th century.
Joby is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Joby for girls. Joby has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).