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What does Kobi mean?

Kobi \k(o)-bi\ as a boys' name is of Hungarian origin. Variant of Jacob (Hebrew) "he who supplants". Basketball player Kobe Bryant; soccer player Cobi Jones.


Kobi has 9 variants: Cobe, Cobey, Cobi, Cobie, Coby, Kobe, Kobey, Kobie and Koby.

Kobi has 50 more different forms via Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Giacamo, Giacobbe, Giacobo, Giacomo, Giacopo, Hamish, Iacopo, Iacovo, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacobus, Jacoby, Jacques, Jacquet, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamesie, Jamey, Jamie, Jamsey, Jay, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.


Kobi is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Kobi and associated names. Jacob (#4 last year), James (#9), Jack (#41), Jake (#190), Jay (#372), Jakob (#458), Jaime (#468), Kobe (#537), Jacoby (#593), Jamie (#786), Seamus (#900), Jayme, Jimmie, Koby, Jim, Jakobe, Jackie, Hamish, Jacky, Jacques, Jakub, Coby and Jamey are the popular varying forms of Kobi (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its highest in 2001 (usage of 0.3915%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2888%, down 26.2%), with forms such as Jamie, Jacques, Coby, Jamey and Jacky falling out of style. The trendier birth names here are Jacob (#4), Jake (#190), Kobe (#537), Jakob (#458) and Jaime (#468), with Jacob and Jake enjoying a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Coby, Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob, Jacoby, Jacques, Jaime, Jake, Jakob in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jakobe, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Kobe, Koby in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Seamus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hamish, Jack, Jacob, Jake, Jakob outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jakub, James, Jamie, Jay, Koby outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kobi is alike in pronunciation to Kibo. Other suggested similar baby names are Kodi, Kofi, Kori, Kosi, Robi and Tobi. Like Kobi, these names are not commonly used.