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pinWhat does Kobi mean?

Kobi /ko-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 6 more different relations via Cobi, Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Jacobi, Jeb and Kobus.

Kreatif forms: Kaibi, Kaubi, Konbi. [more]

pinHow popular is Kobi?

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 history of the boy name Kobi and associated names. Jacob (#4 last year), Kobe (#537), Koby and Coby are the popular varying forms of Kobi (unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Kobi was widespread among parents in 2001 (median #305) and has become significantly lower since (#635, down 47.5%). Jacob has been the most prominent, though Kobe has become popular as well, while versions like Koby have lost favor. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Coby, Jacob, Kobe, Koby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, Koby outside U.S.

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Kobi is alike in pronunciation to Cuba and Kibo. Other suggested similar baby names are Bibi, Gabi, Kai, Kari, Kasi, Keoki, Keoni, Koa, Kodi, Kodie, Kody, Kofi, Kojo, Kolby, Kolt, Korbin, Kord, Kori, Korin, Kort, Kory, Kosi, Obi, Rabi, Robi, Rubi and Tobi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kobi.