Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈtoʊ.bi/  [key·simplify]

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).

Related Names

Rootstov + Yahweh
Other Languages & CulturesTobiah, Tobias(Biblical) Tobias(Biblical Greek) Toviyyah(Biblical Hebrew) Tobia(Biblical Italian) Tobias(Biblical Latin) Tobiáš(Czech) Tobias(Danish) Topias, Topi(Finnish) Tobias(German) Tovia, Tuvya(Hebrew) Tobia(Italian) Tobias(Norwegian) Tobiasz(Polish) Tobias(Swedish) Tevye(Yiddish)
User SubmissionTóbý


People think this name is

youthful   informal   common   wholesome   strong   simple   comedic  


Entry updated July 2, 2008