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What does Hobey mean?

Hobey Pronunciation of Hobey [hobey] as a name for boys means "bright or shining intellect". Hobey is a version of Hobart (American, Old German): form of Hubert.

Associated with: bright, intellect.


Hobey has 1 variant: Hobie.

2 more different relations via Hobart: Hobard and Hobert.

Creative forms:
(male) Haabey, Holey, ..

(female) Hobeya, Hoey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hobey Jaime (H.J.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Hobert and Hobart are the popular related forms of Hobey (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Hobey reached its highest in the 1890s, but now, versions such as Hobert have become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hobart, Hobert in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hobey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hobey is pronounced similarly to Hubie. Other suggested similar names are Abbey, Abey, Bobbey, Bodey, Bogey, Cobey, Codey, Colbey, Coley, Coney, Corey, Covey, Coxey, Haley, Heber, Hob, Hobbes, Hobbs, Homer, Horry, Hosea, Howe, Howel, Hube, Huey, Jodey, Joey, Jorey, Kobey, Kodey, Korey, Morey, Roley, Rorey, Thobey, Tobey, Tomey, Toney and Torey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hobey.

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