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Toby (girl)

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What does Toby mean?

Toby [to-by] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Toby) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Toby is "God is good".

Associated with: good.


Toby has 14 variants: Taube, Taubey, Taubie, Thobey, Thobie, Thoby, Tobe, Tobee, Tobey, Tobi, Tobish, Tova, Tovah and Tove.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Taby, Tiby, ..

(male) Tota, Toto, ..

How popular is Toby?

Toby is a very popular first name for women (#1545 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#18506 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name history of Toby for girls. Toby was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #667 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted analysis of the history of Toby and related names. Tove, Tova and Tobi are the popular related forms of Toby. These forms of Toby reached the height of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.01%).

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

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

Similar Names


Toby is pronounced similarly to Tabbey, Tabbi, Tabby and Tibby. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Alby, Bobby, Fiby, Gaby, Joby, Liby, Robby, Ruby, Tacy, Tavy, Tiny, To, Toia, Tola, Toma, Tommy, Tona, Toney, Toni, Tony, Tonya, Tonye, Toos, Tora, Torey, Tori, Torry, Tory and Toya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Toby.