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What does Cobby mean?

Cobby Pronunciation of Cobby [cob-by] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Cobby means "he who supplants". Cobby is an alternate spelling of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Cobby has 1 variant: Cobi.

3 more alternative forms via Jacob: Cob, Cobb and Kobus.

Creative forms:
(male) Caby, Conby, ..

(female) Cobbe, Cobbi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cobby Lyndon (C.L.), ..

How popular is Cobby?

Cobby is a rare given name for males. Cobby is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Cobby (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Jacob (#4 in 2015). This relation of Cobby was popular as a birth name in the year 1999 (adoption of 1.8%) and has become much less common since (adoption 0.8%, 55%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacob in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cobby is pronounced similarly to Cobey, Cobie, Coby, Cuba, Kobey, Kobi, Kobie and Koby. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Bobby, Cadby, Canby, Cobe, Codey, Cody, Colbey, Colby, Coley, Collby, Coney, Conwy, Corby, Corbyn, Corey, Corry, Corty, Cory, Coty, Covey, Cowry, Coxey, Coy, Crosby, Ebby, Gabby, Gibby, Joby, Kolby, Robby and Toby. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cobby.

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