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).

Categories

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