What does Cobb mean?
Cobb /cobb/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Probably comes from "cottage". Baseball player Ty Cobb.
Cobb has 1 variant: Cobbett.
Related boy name: Jacob.Kreatif forms: Cobbco, Cobbyn, Cocobb. [more]
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)
Jacob (#4 in 2014) is the only popular varying form of Cobb (unlisted). This boy name reached the apex of its popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.999%) and has 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)
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.