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What does Jobe mean?

Jobe Pronunciation of Jobe [jobe] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and Jobe means "persecuted". Jobe is a variant form of Job (Hebrew).


Jobe has 1 variant: Joab.

1 more related form via Job: Joby.

Creative forms:
(male) Jabe, Jube, ..

(female) Jole, Jore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jobe Breck (J.B.), ..

How popular is Jobe?

Jobe is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#4115 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jobe reached its highest position of #1330 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Jobe appearing in the Top 2000 are Job (#1749 last year) and Joby. These forms of Jobe were favored as birth names in 2015 (average #1916).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jobe, Job, Joby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jobe is alike in pronunciation to Jeb. Other suggested similar names are Abbe, Abe, Aube, Cabe, Cobe, Ebbe, Fabe, Gabe, Hube, Jabes, Jabez, Jace, Jade, Jae, Jake, Jakobe, Jame, Jase, Jaye, Jere, Jo, Joao, Joben, Jock, Jodey, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joe, Joed, Joel, Joey, John, Jomei, Jon, Jona, Jones, Jonn, Jonte, Joop, Joos, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jorg, Jorge, Jori, Jorie, Jorje, Jorn, Jory, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josh, Joss, Josue, Jove, Jovi, Jozef, Jude, Jule, June, Kobe, Rube and Tobe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jobe.