Given Name TOBIAH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: טוֹבִיָּה (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: to-BIE-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name טוֹבִיָּה (Toviyyah) which meant "YAHWEH is good", from the elements טוֹב (tov) meaning "good" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This was the name of an Ammonite in the Book of Nehemiah in the Old Testament.

Categories

biblical
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Tobias (Biblical Greek), Toviyyah (Biblical Hebrew), Tobias (Biblical Latin), Tobias (Danish), Tobias, Toby (English), Topias, Topi (Finnish), Tobias (German), Tovia, Tuvya (Hebrew), Tobias (Norwegian), Tobiasz (Polish), Tobias (Swedish), Tevye (Yiddish)