Name Kobe Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kobe


Kobe is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Kobe?

Kobe is a Dutch diminutive of the name Jakob. Besides, the given name derived from the name of a Japanese city notable for the origin of Kobe beef.

What does the name Kobe mean?

Kobe originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Kobe means “holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant), because he was born grasping the heel of his first born twin brother Esau and he bought his birthright to supplant him.

Pronunciation of Kobe

Popularity of the name Kobe

The name Kobe is ranked #5303 overall.

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