What does Tobiah mean?
Tobiah /to-bi-ah/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tobiah is "God is good". Tobiah is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -h, of Tobias (Hebrew): biblical name from the Old Testament.
How popular is Tobiah?
Tobiah is an unusual given name for men. Tobiah is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of Tobiah and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Tobiah (not ranked) are Tobe, Tobias (#419 last year), Tobin and Toby (#605). Other forms, like Tobit, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Tobiah was at its peak during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.326%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.244%, 25% less), but with the form Tobe becoming less in vogue. Toby is a constant favorite, though Tobias is now the preferred form. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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Recommended similar baby names are Abiah, Abijah, Aviah, Azriah, Isaiah▲, Isiah▼, Issiah, Izaiah▲, Iziah, Jediah, Jeriah, Jesiah, Jonah▲, Josiah▲, Joziah, Mosiah, Noah▲, Tabib, Tavish, Terah, Thorian, Tobal, Tomas▼, Tomie, Toni, Tonie, Tonio, Toran, Torean, Toril, Torin, Torio, Torion, Torran, Torrian, Toviach, Toviah, Tovyah, Tuvyah, Ukiah, Uriah▲, Uziah, Uzziah and Zariah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tobiah.