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What does Tobiah mean?

Tobiah Pronunciation of Tobiah as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tobiah is "God is good". Tobiah is an alternate spelling of Tobias (Hebrew): biblical name from the Old Testament.




VARIANTS Toby, Tobie, Tobia, Tobi, Tobey, Tobee

OTHER FORMS VIA TOBIAS Thobie, Tobe, Tobin, Tobit, Tobyn



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How popular is Tobiah?

Tobiah is an unusual given name for men. Tobiah is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Tobiah (NOT RANKED) are Tobe, Tobey, Tobias (#275 LAST YEAR), Tobie, Tobin (#1810) and Toby (#842). Other forms, like Tobit, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Tobiah was at its peak in 2016 (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and is almost as widespread today (ADOPTION 0.09%, 13% LESS), but with forms such as Tobe becoming less in vogue. Toby is a constant favorite, though Tobias is now the preferred form. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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 sound-alike names are Abiah, Abijah, Aviah, Azriah, Isaiah, Isiah, Issiah, Izaiah, Iziah, Jediah, Jeriah, Jesiah, Jonah, Josiah, Joziah, Mosiah, Noah, Tabib, Tavish, Terah, Thorian, Tobal, Tomas, Tomie, Toni, Tonie, Tonio, Toran, Torean, Toril, Torin, Torio, Torion, Torran, Torrian, Toviach (see Tuvya), Toviah, Tovyah, Tuvyah, Ukiah, Uriah, Uziah, Uzziah and Zariah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tobiah.

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