Tobias - boys name

Tobias name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Tobias name meaning:

The name Tobias is of Hebrew origin and has its roots in the biblical name Tobiah. It is derived from the Hebrew word "tov," which means "good." Therefore, the meaning of the name Tobias can be interpreted as "God is good" or "God is the source of goodness."

In biblical times, the name Tobias was associated with a righteous and virtuous character. Tobias appears in the Book of Tobit, where he embarks on a journey, accompanied by the archangel Raphael, to retrieve a debt for his blind father. Throughout the story, Tobias demonstrates qualities of faith, compassion, and piety.

In contemporary usage, the name Tobias continues to evoke positive attributes such as kindness, integrity, and reliability. It is often chosen by parents who desire a name with a strong biblical connection and a message of goodness. The name Tobias carries with it a sense of moral virtue and the belief in God's benevolence.

Origin: Hebrew

Goodness of the Lord.

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Overall UK ranking: 98 out of 4789

596 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (85)
  • England (100)
  • Scotland (262)

Historical popularity of Tobias

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