Given Name TOBY

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TO-bee  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval form of TOBIAS. It was sometimes used as a feminine name in the 1930s and 40s due to the influence of American actress Toby Wing (1915-2001).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Tobiah, Tobias (Biblical), Tobias (Biblical Greek), Toviyyah (Biblical Hebrew), Tobias (Biblical Latin), Tobias (Danish), Topias, Topi (Finnish), Tobias (German), Tovia, Tuvya (Hebrew), Tobias (Norwegian), Tobiasz (Polish), Tobias (Swedish), Tevye (Yiddish)
USER SUBMISSION: Tóbý

Categories

actors, actresses, Animal Crossing characters, athletes, Charles Dickens characters, diminutives, Fairy Tail characters, Gravity Falls characters, medieval, musicians, Shakespearean characters, singers, The Office US characters, Thomas and Friends characters, Violet Evergarden characters
Entry updated July 2, 2008