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What does Kobus mean?

Kobus Pronunciation of Kobus [kobus] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Kobus means "he who supplants". Kobus is a Dutch form of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


5 related forms via Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Cobi and Jacobus.

Creative forms:
(male) Keabus, Koabus, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kobus Casper (K.C.), ..

How popular is Kobus?

Kobus is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#21156 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Kobus (not ranked) is Jacob (#4 the previous year). This relation of Kobus was at the top of its popularity in 1999 (#1) and has become much less common since (#4, 55%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacob in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Comus, Klaus, Kobe, Kobey, Kobi, Kobie, Koby and Sofus. Like Kobus, these names are not frequently used.

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