What does Tobias mean?
Tobias [to-bias] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tobias is "God is good". Biblical name from the Old Testament, used by the Puritans and revived in the 19th century. Author Tobias Wolff.
Related boy name: Tuvya.Creative forms:
(male) Taybias, Tybias, ..
(female) Tobisa, .. Middle name pairings:
Tobias Gael (T.G.), ..
How popular is Tobias?
Tobias is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1013 out of 1220, Top 83%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#2526 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Tobias reached its highest rank of #316 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Toby (#689 last year), Tobin (#1362), Tobie, Tobe and Tobey are the popular alternative forms of Tobias (#316 last year). Usage of these relations of Tobias is widespread among parents presently (adoption of 0.08%), except for forms such as Toby which have fallen out of fashion. Tobias is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Abbas, Adonias, Aias, Amias, Boas, Colas, Cordas, Costas, Darias, Elias▲, Esaias, Esias, Euodias, Ilias, Jonas, Josias, Kostas, Loucas, Loukas, Matias▲, Rodas, Tabib, Tamas, Tamhas, Tavis, Tevis, Thijs, Thomas▼, Thorian, Tijs, Tobal, Tomas, Tomaso, Tomasz, Tomie, Tommaso, Toni, Tonie, Tonio, Toran, Torean, Toril, Torin, Torio, Torion, Torran, Torrian, Toviach (see Tuvya), Toviah, Tovyah, Towers, Tris, Urias and Yonas. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tobias.See names in meaning and etymology.