Toby

Toby - A very unique female name



  May 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Toby appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #816. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Toby and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Toby? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Toby. The baby girl name Toby was given to 82 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1608 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 17,235 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Toby peaked in popularity 76 years ago in 1941 on position 525.



Famous with this name

Toby Kebbell
Toby Stephens
Toby Jones


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Toby is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Toby is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #268 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #733.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Toby is where you live.


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Toby origin and meaning

Toby is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Toby, pop culture references for the name Toby and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Toby

We've found the following names that sound similar to Toby, sorted by popularity.

Tova / Tobi / Tavia / Toba / Tobie / Tobey / Taffy / Tovah / Thavy / Tippi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121608
20111997
20102133
20092103
20082408
20072332
20062018
20051922
20042039
20031907
20022186
20011771
20002240
19992241
19982247
19972213
19962255
19951982
19942135
19932493
19922442
19912375
19902772
19892091
19881787
19871820
19862389
19851796
19841809
19832029
19821903
19812138
19801975
19791897
19782008
19771356
19761254
1975850
19741110
19731131
19721261
19711412
19701189
19691265
19681364
19671636
19661368
19651366
19641469
19631239
19621094
19611274
19601205
19591198
19581194
19571155
1956913
1955999
1954973
19531051
1952862
1951869
1950846
1949829
1948744
1947738
1946747
1945592
1944698
1943614
1942591
1941525
1940545
1939553
1938534
1937595
1936528
1935665
1934653
1933796
19321079
1931940
1930944
19291104
19281098
19271116
19261060
19251048
1924943
19231027
19221122
1921929
19201237
1919965
19181219
1917969
1916842
1915969
19141111
1913929
19121243
1911778
1910816

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York268
New Jersey733

Even more about Toby


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Toby a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Toby?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1941
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Toby
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 17,235
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +82

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