Meaning and name origin
Tobin \t(o)-bin\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tobin is "God is good". Tobin is a variant of Tobias (Hebrew): biblical name from the Old Testament, used by the Puritans and revived in the 19th century. Fairly unconventional as a given name.
Tobin has 1 variant form: Tobyn.
Tobin is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1761 out of 88799, Top 2%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tobin for boys. Tobin reached its highest rank of #856 in the U.S. in 1970-1979 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tobin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tobias (#419) and Tobin. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).