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Tobias

What does Tobias mean?

Tobias Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: good, old, puritans, 19th century.

Variations

Tobias has 14 variants: Thobey, Thobie, Thoby, Tobe, Tobee, Tobey, Tobi, Tobia, Tobiah, Tobie, Tobin, Tobit, Toby and Tobyn.

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)

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

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

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.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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