Meaning of Kobe
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Kobe has the following meaning:
Form of Jacob, meaning "He who supplants".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Kobe is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 301 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Kobe fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 18 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 420 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Kobe in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Kobe is pronounced as ko-bee
Popular Variants for the name Kobe: Cobea
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Kobe to be: Sophisticated and cheerful chap
In one word, you might describe Kobe as a(n) "sophisticated
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The names of some famous persons by the name Kobe
(or its variants) are:Koby Aaron Clemens
, born on 4 December, a famous athlete. Koby Aaron Clemens's background: The eldest son of major league pitcher Roger Clemens, and a right-handed catcher in the minor leagues.Coby Joseph Dietrick
, born on 23 July, a famous athlete. Coby Joseph Dietrick's background: An American former professional basketball player.Kobe Bean Bryant
, born on 23 August, a famous athlete. Kobe Bean Bryant's background: An American All-Star shooting guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers.