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What does Tobin mean?

Tobin \t(o)-bin\ as a name for boys. Tobin's name origin is Hebrew, and Tobin means "God is good". Tobin is a derivative of Tobias (Hebrew): biblical name from the Old Testament.


Tobin has 1 variant: Tobyn.

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


Tobin is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1816 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Tobin for boys. Tobin entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #856 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tobin name in U.S.

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

Prominent related forms of Tobin listed in the Top 1000 are Tobe, Tobias (#419 a year ago) and Toby (#605). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3255%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.244%, down 25%), with the version Tobe becoming less trendy. Tobias (#419) and Toby (#605) are two of the more fashionable baby names among these. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Tobin and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tobe, Tobias, Tobin, Toby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Robin, Tavin, Tevin and Torin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tobin.