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What does Cobey mean?

Cobey Pronunciation of Cobey [cobey] as a boys' name is of Hungarian derivation. Cobey is a variant form of Coby: possibly a contraction of Coburn. Cobey is also a form of Kobi (Hungarian).


VARIANTS Koby, Kobie, Kobey, Cobie, Cobi


(male) Cabey, ..

(female) Cote, ..

Cobey Caleb (C.C.), ..

How popular is Cobey?

Cobey is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#47210 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Kobe (#591 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Coby (#1384), Koby (#1507), Kobie, Kobey, Cobe and Kobi are the prominent alternative forms of Cobey (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Cobi, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Cobey was common among parents in the year 2001 (MEDIAN #1119) and is now significantly lower, with versions such as Coby going out of style. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cobe, Coby, Kobe, Kobey, Kobi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kobie, Koby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cobey is alike in pronunciation to Cobby, Cobi, Cobie, Coby, Cuba, Kobey, Kobi, Kobie and Koby. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abbey, Abey, Bobbey, Bodey, Bogey, Cabe, Cacey, Cadbey (see Cadby), Caley, Canbey (see Canby), Carey, Casey, Cob, Cobb, Cobden, Cobe, Codey, Cody, Coe, Colbee, Colbey, Colby, Cole, Colet, Coley, Colley, Coney, Conley, Conwy, Cope, Corben, Corbet, Corby, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey, Corley, Corney, Correy, Corry, Corty, Cory, Coty, Covey, Covvey (see Covey), Cowrey (see Cowrie), Cowry, Coxe, Coxey, Coy, Coye, Crosbey, Hobey, Jodey, Joey, Jorey, Kodey, Korey, Morey, Roley, Rorey, Thobey, Tobey, Tomey, Toney and Torey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cobey.