What does Tobin mean?
Tobin /to-bin/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Tobin's name origin is Hebrew, and Tobin means "God is good". Tobin is a version, with the suffix -n, of Tobias (Hebrew): biblical name from the Old Testament.
Tobin has 1 variant: Tobyn.more]
How popular is Tobin?
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)
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%, ▼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)