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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.

Hobey has 3 more different forms via Hobart: Hobard, Hobert and Hoebart.

Kreatif forms: Hibey, Hoobey, Hubey. [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)

Top 1000 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

Suggested similar baby names are Cobey, Hob, Hube, Kobey and Tobey. Like Hobey, these names are not commonly used.