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Tobey (girl)

What does Tobey mean?

Tobey Pronunciation of Tobey [to-bey] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Tobey) is of Hebrew origin, and the name Tobey means "God is good". Tobey is a version of Toby (Hebrew).

Associated with: good.


Tobey has 4 variants: Taubey, Taubie, Tobee and Tobi.

9 more related forms via Toby: Taube, Thobey, Thobie, Thoby, Tobe, Tobish, Tova, Tovah and Tove.

1 masculine form: Toby.

Creative forms:
(female) Tabey, Tahbey, ..

(male) Tobo, Toty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tobey Brookelynn (T.B.), ..

How popular is Tobey?

Tobey is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#8475 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Tobi, Toby, Tova and Tove are the popular alternative forms of Tobey (not ranked). Usage of these forms of Tobey reached its most widespread 85 years ago (average #1677). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tobi, Toby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tova, Tove outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tobey is pronounced similarly to Tabbee, Tabbey, Tabbi, Tabby and Tibby. Other suggested similar names are Abbey, Codey, Coley, Corey, Dodey, Dorey, Honey, Jobey, Jodey, Joey, Joley, Jorey, Josey, Kodey, Korey, Lorey, Lovey, Posey, Robbey, Rosey, Roxey, Rubey, Sokey, Tacey, Taney, Tommy, Tonee, Toney, Tony, Torey, Torrey, Torry, Tory, Zoey and Zooey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tobey.

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