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What does Tobit mean?

Tobit Pronunciation of Tobit [to-bit] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tobit is "God is good". Tobit is an alternate form of Tobias (Hebrew): biblical name from the Old Testament.

Associated with: good.


13 relations via Tobias: Thobey, Thobie, Thoby, Tobe, Tobee, Tobey, Tobi, Tobia, Tobiah, Tobie, Tobin, Toby and Tobyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Tabit, Tobito, ..

(female) Tober, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tobit Larry (T.L.), ..

How popular is Tobit?

Tobit is an unusual given name for men. Tobit is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Tobit (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Tobe, Tobey, Tobias (#316 from current records), Tobie, Tobin (#1362) and Toby (#689). Other variants, like Tobia, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Tobit was more pronounced among parents in 2015 (usage of 0.1%), except for versions such as Toby which have become less fashionable. Tobias is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Corbit, Tabib, Tait, Tobal, Tomie, Toni, Tonie, Tonio, Toril, Torin and Torio. Like Tobit, these names are not frequently used.

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