What does Hobey mean?
Hobey /ho-bey/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Hobey's roots are American and Old German, and Hobey means "bright or shining intellect". Hobey is a version of Hobart (American, Old German): form of Hubert. Compare surname Hubby.
Hobey has 1 variant: Hobie.more]
How popular is Hobey?
Hobey is an uncommon first name for males. Hobey is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Hobey and affiliated names. Hobert and Hobart are the popular related forms of Hobey (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.62%) and is now much lower, with the versions Hobart and Hobert becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)