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What does Coby mean?

Coby Pronunciation of Coby [co-by] as a boys' name. Possibly a diminutive of Coburn, or an invented name. Basketball player Kobe Bryant; soccer player Kobi Jones.


VARIANTS Cobey, Cobie, Kobe, Kobey, Kobie, Koby


(male) Caby, Keeby, ..

(female) Coci, Coya, ..

Coby Henrik (C.H.), ..

How popular is Coby?

Coby is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#24807 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Coby entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #462 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #1384 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coby name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Coby (#1384 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) are Cobe, Kobe (#591), Kobey, Kobi, Kobie and Koby (#1507). Usage of these relations of Coby was well-received 14 years ago (MEDIAN #1119) and has become significantly less since (#1640, DOWN 74.2%), with forms like Coby becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coby, Cobe, 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

Coby is pronounced similarly to Cobby, Cobi, Cuba and Kibo. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Alby, Amby, Bobby, Cabe, Cadby, Canby, Cary, Clay, Cloy, Cob, Cobb, Cobe, Codey, Cody, Coe, Col, Colbey, Colby, Cole, Coley, Coll, Collby, Colm, Colt, Colyn, Como, Con, Coney, Conn, Conwy, Cook, Coop, Cope, Cor, Corby, Corbyn, Cord, Corey, Cork, Corry, Cort, Corty, Cory, Coty, Covey, Cowry, Cox, Coxe, Coxey, Coy, Coye, Crosby, Croy, Cy, Ebby, Gaby, Joby, Kolby, Robby, Ruby, Thoby and Toby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Coby.