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What does Cobb mean?

Cobb \c(o)-bb\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Probably comes from "cottage". Baseball player Ty Cobb.


Cobb has 1 variant: Cobbett.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Jacob.


Cobb is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#472 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jacob (#4 in 2014) is the only popular varying form of Cobb (#unlisted). These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.999%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.996%, down 0.3%). Jacob (#4) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here, and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for this name. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Cobb and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jacob in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cobb is pronounced similarly to Cabe, Cob, Cobe and Kobe. Other suggested similar baby names are Cobby, Cobey, Cobi, Cobie, Coby, Coop, Cope, Cuba and Robb. Like Cobb, these names are not commonly used.