What does Kobe mean?
Kobe▼ has 1 variant: Cobe.Creative forms:
(male) Keabe, Koley, ..
(female) Kober, Kobet, .. Middle name pairings:
Kobe Emil (K.E.), ..
How popular is Kobe?
Kobe is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#29784 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Kobe was first listed in 1996 and reached its top position of #222 in the U.S. in 2001, and is currently at #591. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Kobe (#591 via latest list) are Cobe, Coby (#1384 via latest list), Kobey, Kobi, Kobie and Koby (#1507). Usage of these forms of Kobe was at its most widespread 14 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly lower.
Kobe▼ is pronounced similarly to Cabe, Cob and Cobb. Other suggested similar names are Abbe, Abe▼, Aube, Ebbe, Fabe, Gabe, Hube, Jobe, Kade▲, Kale, Kane▲, Kaye, Keye, Kibo, Kile, Koa, Kobus, Kodey, Kodi, Kodie, Kody▼, Kofi, Kojo, Kolby, Kolt, Kord, Koren, Korey▼, Kori, Kort, Kory▼, Kosi, Kye▲, Kyle▼, Rube and Tobe▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kobe.