Tobiah name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tobiah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tobiah

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Tobiah means "God is Good".
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From the Hebrew name טוֹבִיָּה‎ (Toviyyah, “Yahweh is good”).

  1. An Ammonite mentioned in the Book of Nehemiah. (biblical character)
  2. (rare) A male given name from Hebrew.

Fun Facts about the name Tobiah

  • How Popular is the name Tobiah? Tobiah is the 15,318th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tobiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 582 babies born with the first name Tobiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tobiah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tobiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tobiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tobiah is Tuesday, June 10th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Tobiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tobiah was in 2016 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Tobiah Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tobiah is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Tobiah: The name spelled backwards is Haibot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ithaob. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tobiah name meaning

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