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What does Hobbs mean?

Hobbs Pronunciation of Hobbs [hobbs] as a name for boys means "bright fame". Hobbs is an alternate form of Hobbes (Old English, Old German): transcription of Robert.

Associated with: bright, fame.


1 related form via Hobbes: Hob.

Creative forms:
(male) Habbs, Honbbs, ..

(female) Hobhe, Hobhes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hobbs Ely (H.E.), ..

How popular is Hobbs?

Hobbs is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#659 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hobbs has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dobbs, Gibbs, Hobbson (see Hobson), Hobey and Hobie. Like Hobbs, these names are not frequently used.

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