Koby

Pronunciation: ko-hbe-e
Origin: Israel
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Asia

Koby is a masculine name with Hebrew and Swahili roots. The name has several meanings, such as "supplanter," "holder of the heel," "tortoise," and "dark" or "dark-haired". In the Hebrew language, Koby translates to "supplanter" or "holder of the heel," and it is a diminutive form of the name Jacob. In Swahili culture, the name means "tortoise" and symbolizes cleverness and mischief. Additionally, Koby has German and Polish origins, where it means "dark" or "dark-haired". The name Koby has a rich background, originating from the biblical figure Jacob, who was born holding the heel of his older twin brother Esau. In Dutch, Koby is a variant of the personal name Kobi, which is a pet form of Jakob. The name Koby has been in use since the Protestant Reformation and has been popularized by notable figures in music and sports, such as Koby Maxwell and Koby Abberton.

Koby Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Koby is currently #310 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Koby is currently #310 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Koby is currently #307 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Koby is currently #307 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Koby

  • Koby Abberton: Koby Abberton is an Australian surfer and a member of the Bra Boys, a surfing group from Maroubra, New South Wales.