Meaning and name origin
Toby \t(o)-by\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Toby), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Toby is "God is good".
Toby▼ has 14 variant forms: Taube, Taubey, Taubie, Thobey, Thobie, Thoby, Tobe, Tobee, Tobey, Tobi, Tobish, Tova, Tovah and Tove.
Toby is a very popular first name for females (#1545 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23339 out of 88799, Top 26%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Toby for girls. Toby reached its highest rank of #714 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Toby and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tove, Tova and Toby. (2014 statistics).
Toby▼ is also pronounced similarly to Tabby and Tibby. Other suggested similar baby names are Joby, Tavy, Tony and Tory. These names tend to be less commonly used than Toby.