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What does Joby mean?

Joby Pronunciation of Joby [jo-by] as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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.

Associated with: biblical, puritans, 19th century.


Joby has 5 variants: Jobey, Jobi, Jobie, Jobina and Jobyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Jorby, Juby, ..

(male) Jobar, Joro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joby Gisselle (J.G.), ..

How popular is Joby?

Joby is an unusual given name for women. Joby is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Joby has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joby name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joby outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abby, Alby, Bobby, Fiby, Gaby, Jacy, Jady, Jany, Jay, Jery, Jey, Jo, Joan, Joci, Joda, Jodey, Jodi, Jody, Joely, Joey, Joi, Joia, Joie, Jola, Joley, Joli, Joly, Jolyn, Jona, Jonay, Jone, Joni, Jorey, Jori, Jorry, Josey, Joss, Josy, Joy, Joya, Joye, Judy, July, Liby, Robby, Ruby, Thoby and Toby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joby.