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What does Tuvya mean?

Tuvya Pronunciation of Tuvya [tu-vya] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tuvya is "God is good". The source form of Tobias.

Associated with: good.


Tuvya has 6 variants: Tov, Toviach, Toviah, Tovyah, Tuviyahu and Tuvyah.

3 more relations via Tobias: Tobia, Toby and Tobyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Tavya, Tevya, ..

(female) Tucy, Tuva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tuvya Shayne (T.S.), ..

How popular is Tuvya?

Tuvya is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Tuvya is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Tuvya (not ranked) are Tobias (#316 in recent rankings) and Toby (#689). These forms of Tuvya were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.1%), except for the version Toby which have become somewhat outmoded. Tobias is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tobias, Toby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tuvya is alike in pronunciation to Tavee, Tavey, Tavi, Tavie and Tavio. Other suggested similar names are Nurya and Tevyn. Like Tuvya, these names are not commonly used.

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