Tobi - boys name

Tobi name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Tobi name meaning:

The name Tobi is of Hebrew origin and has several possible meanings. One interpretation is that it is a variant of the name Tobias, which means "God is good" or "God is my good." This name carries a spiritual connotation, highlighting the belief in the goodness and providence of God. Another possible meaning is derived from the Japanese language, where Tobi can mean "flying" or "jumping." This interpretation implies a sense of agility, freedom, and energy.

The name Tobi also has a Nigerian origin, where it is often short for the name Oluwatobiloba, meaning "God is enough for me" or "God is my portion." This interpretation reflects a deep faith and trust in God's sufficiency and provision. Overall, the name Tobi carries positive meanings that emphasize faith, goodness, and vitality, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a spiritually-inspired or energetic name for their son.


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Tobi , Sueanne, Suellen, Susanne, Suzetta

Other boys names beginning with T


Overall UK ranking: 1218 out of 4789

22 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Tobi

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