Tobias name meaning

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Updated: March 20th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew and Greek
Usage: Arabic, English, German, Scandinavian, Faroese, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: toh-by-ess
Meaning: The Lord is Good, Goodness of God, God is Good, God is Gracious and Born with a Star
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What does Tobias mean?

Used in Finnish, Danish, Greenlandic, English, Faroese, Swedish, Norwegian, Arabic, Scandinavian and German eternal and customary, Tobias means "The Lord is Good, Goodness of God, God is Good, God is Gracious or Born with a Star" which is rooted from Greek and Hebrew is aimed at baby boys.

Tobias is Latin equivalent of Τωβιας, a Greek Form of Tobia. Also Tobias is Latin equivalent of Tobbe. Also Tobias is Latin cognate of Tubbe. The name is celebrated on January 31 or November 2.

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How do I pronounce Tobias?

Two syllabled Tobias is pronounced as toh-by-ess. The other ways to say the name is t(o)-bias.

Variants of Tobias

Tevje, Tuvia, Tobey, Tobbe, Tubbe, Ebbot, Thorbiorn, Tobi, Tobia, Thorbern, Þórbiǫrn

Nicknames for Tobias

If you're looking for a nickname, there is a Ton that works with the given name Tobias. Some of these are:

Middle Names for Tobias

Odin, Bran, Axton, Milas, Blan, Maximilian, view more middle names that goes with Tobias

Names that rhyme with Tobias

How popular is the name Tobias?

Tobias was a popular name in United States. Over 20430 babies have been given the moniker in 124 years. At the peak of its usage in 2016, 1508 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 246th position.

However after 124 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names 14 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales having over 9738 recievers in 23 years of usage.

Currently the name is hotter than ever, 647 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 98th position. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 1 times Also, a popular name in Denmark with over 12149 new-borns have been given the name since 1993.

When at the peak of its usage in 2002, it ranked 9th when 795 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 10 baby names 4 times

A common name in France with over 1520 new-borns have been given the name since 1974.

Presently at its peak, the moniker grabbed the 406th spot and 135 baby boys were given the name. Also, Tobias used to be a common name in Switzerland, first appeared in 1998 and over 2526 babies have been given the name in 21 years.

When at its peak in 2001,. However after 21 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, A common name in Netherlands having over 1150 recievers in 5 years of usage.

At present the moniker is on a rise, in 2019, it ranked 50th when 257 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Also, Tobias used to be a common name in Sweden, first appeared in 1998 and over 2066 babies have been given the name in 7 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 1998,. After 7 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Tobias is a familiar baby name in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 300 names.

Recently in 2017, 51 babies were given Tobias and it reached its peak ranking, 223 on boy names chart. There are over 855 babies that have been given the name Tobias in Belgium.

Tobias is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 26 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 300. Over 178 people have been named Tobias in Ireland.

But Tobias is a popular baby name in Germany where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Czech Republic, Nigeria, Colombia, Mexico and South Africa.

As per our research, over 240000 babies have been bestowed Tobias around the globe.

YearRankBirths
20182751274
20172721320
20162461508
20153161114
2014418736
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What numerology tells about Tobias?

Playing with words and using metaphors to confuse people is your specialty. You will learn that nothing matters more than love and dreams in life. You could be a poet because of the original way you express yourself. Letter T as your cornerstone reveals your kind attitude, tolerance, and patience around people who don't deserve your time. You react fast and don't think much when it comes to taking a risk for improvement or gaining profits.

Other names similar to Tobias, for would be moms

  •  Masheer - Boy name Masheer is specifically used in Hindi and Arabic, meaning of Masheer is "Advisor"
  •  Qutuz - Boy name Qutuz means "Type of Rock" is prevalently used in Hindi and Arabic
  •  Nashida - Arabic name Nashida means "Seeker, Student or Desirous", mainly used in Kannada, Arabic and Assamese is given to baby girls
  •  Athilah - Girl name Athilah means "Deep-rooted, Deep Rooted or Firmly Established" is used dominantly in Arabic and Sindhi
  •  Shumaysah - Girl name Shumaysah is dominantly used in Sindhi and Arabic, meaning of Shumaysah is "Narrator of Hadith or A Narrator of Hadith"
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Famous people named Tobias

  • Tobias Hume, Scottish composer, viol player and soldier
  • Tobias Bjarneby, was born in 1974 in Stockholm
  • Tobias Matthay, English pianist, teacher, and composer
  • Tobias Mealey, Canadian-born American entrepreneur, politician
  • Tobias Furneaux, English navigator and Royal Navy officer
  • Tobias Matthew, English nobleman and bishop
  • Tobias Dantzig, American mathematician
  • Tobias Schneebaum, American artist, anthropologist, and AIDS activist
  • Tobias Pflüger, German politician and former Member of the European Parliament
  • Tobias Schenke, German actor most famous for playing the character of Florian Thomas in 'Ants in the Pants' and 'More Ants in the Pants' and the older Jürgen Bartsch
  • Tobias Picker, American composer noted for his numerous works for the stage
  • Tobias Frere-Jones, American type designer who works in New York City
  • Tobias Bernstrup, contemporary artist working with videos
  • Tobias Schellenberg, German competitive and synchronized diver
  • Tobias Delius, English musician
  • Tobias Cohn, Polish-Jewish physician of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • Tobias Schönenberg, German actor and photomodel
  • Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter and illustrator
  • Tobias Hill, award-winning British poet, essayist
  • Tobias Pock, Austrian Baroque painter from Swabian descent
  • Tobias Bamberg, professional magician
  • Tobias Lindemann, German architect, designer and media entrepreneur
  • Tobias Schneider, German speedskater
  • Tobias Nath, German television actor and voice actor
  • Tobias Holmberg, Swedish Bandy player
  • Tobias Blättler, professional race car driver
  • Tobias Steinhauser, former German cyclist
  • Tobias Hecht, American anthropologist, ethnographer
  • Tobias Schiegl, Austrian luger who competed from 1993 to 2010
  • Tobias Kassung, German classical guitarist and composer
  • Tobias Mayer, German astronomer famous for his studies of the Moon
  • Tobias Mullen, Irish-born clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Tobias, medieval Bishop of Rochester
  • Tobias Smollett, Scottish poet and author
  • Tobias Asser, Dutch lawyer and legal scholar of Jewish background
  • Tobias Wolff, American short story writer, memoirist, novelist
  • Tobias S. Buckell, Grenadian science fiction writer
  • Tobias Ellwood, British Conservative Party politician and author
  • Tobias Sammet, German musician, singer
  • Tobias Rau, German footballer
  • Tobias Linderoth, former Swedish footballer
  • Tobias Moretti, Austrian actor
  • Tobias Barreto, Brazilian poet, philosopher
  • Tobias Hysén, Swedish former footballer
  • Tobias Regner, German singer
  • Tobias Menzies, English stage, television and film actor
  • Tobias Angerer, German cross-country skier
  • Tobias Enhus, Swedish music composer living in the US
  • Tobias Dier, German professional golfer
  • Tobias Stephan, Swiss professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for EV Zug of the Swiss National League A
  • Tobias Truvillion, American actor and model
  • Tobias Lear, is best known as the personal secretary to President George Washington
  • Tobias Müller, footballer from Switzerland

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