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What 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.

Associated with: supplants (victory).

Variations

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:
(male) Keabi, Keibi, ..

(female) Kobir, Kobisi, ..

How 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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Kobi for boys. Kobi entered the list in 1997 and reached its top position of #1274 in the U.S. in 2000, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Kobi and associated names. Jacob (#4 last year), Kobe (#537), Coby (#1165), Jacobi (#1221), Koby (#1684), Kobie, Jeb, Cobe and Kobey are the popular varying forms of Kobi rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Kobi was widespread among parents in 1999 (median #1217) and has become significantly lower since (#1461, down 52.1%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kobi, Cobe, Coby, Jacob, Jacobi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeb, Kobe, Kobey, Kobie, Koby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kobi is alike in pronunciation to Cuba and Kibo. Other suggested similar 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.


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