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


Toby is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Toby thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Toby?

Toby is a short variant of the name Tobias, which is a Greek form of the Hebrew “Tuvijah(u)”. It is also common as a girl’s name (especially in the 1930s and 40s).

What does the name Toby mean?

Toby means “Yahweh is good” (from Hebrew “tov” = good + “Yahweh” = referring to the Hebrew God).

Pronunciation of Toby

Variants of the name Toby

Tobi Tobie

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Popularity of the name Toby

The name Toby is ranked #1645 overall.

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