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What does Tobe mean?

Tobe Pronunciation of Tobe [tobe] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Tobe) is of Hebrew and English origin, and the name Tobe means "God is good". Tobe is a version of Tobias (Hebrew): biblical name from the Old Testament. Tobe is also a form of Toby (English).

Associated with: good.

Variations

12 alternative forms via Tobias, Toby: Thobey, Thobie, Thoby, Tobee, Tobey, Tobi, Tobia, Tobiah, Tobie, Tobin, Tobit and Tobyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Tabbe, Tope, ..

(female) Tober, Toda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tobe Bentley (T.B.), ..

How popular is Tobe?

Tobe is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#28888 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tobe entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #549 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Tobey, Tobias (#316 via latest list), Tobie, Tobin (#1362) and Toby (#689) are the popular varying forms of Tobe appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Thobie, are seldom used. These relations of Tobe were popular with parents in 2015 (usage of 0.08%). Toby is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Tobias is currently more frequently used, while forms such as Toby have lost favor.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tobe, Tobey, Tobias, Tobie, Tobin, Toby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tobias, Toby outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tobe is alike in pronunciation to Tab and Tabb. Other recommended names are Abbe, Abe, Aube, Cabe, Cobe, Ebbe, Fabe, Gabe, Hube, Jobe, Kobe, Rube, Taber, Tate, Thole, Tige, Tobal, Tod, Todd, Togo, Tom, Tome, Tomek, Tomeo, Tomey, Tomie, Tomm, Ton, Toney, Toni, Tonie, Tony, Toon, Tor, Tore, Toren, Torey, Toro, Torr, Torre, Toru, Tory, Tov, Tower, Tre, Troye, True, Tune, Tyce and Tye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tobe.

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