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What does Cobb mean?

Cobb Pronunciation of Cobb [cobb] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Probably comes from "cottage". Baseball player Ty Cobb.

Associated with: old english, cottage (home).


Cobb has 1 variant: Cobbett.

Related boy name: Jacob.

Creative forms:
(male) Cabb, Caobb, ..

(female) Coba, Core, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cobb Augustin (C.A.), ..

How popular is Cobb?

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)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Jacob (#4 in recent rankings) is the only popular varying form of Cobb (unlisted). This relation of Cobb was favored as a birth name 16 years ago (usage of 1.84%) and has become significantly less popular since (usage 0.83%, 54.8% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 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 names are Cobby, Cobey, Cobi, Cobie, Coby, Cody, Coe, Col, Colby, Cole, Coll, Colm, Colt, Como, Con, Conn, Cook, Coop, Cope, Cor, Corby, Cord, Cork, Cort, Cory, Coty, Cox, Coxe, Coy, Coye, Cuba, Gibb, Robb, Tabb and Webb. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cobb.