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Meaning of Kobe

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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.
USA baby name statistics


The name Kobe is pronounced as ko-bee


Kobe originates from the Hungarian language.

See other suggested Hungarian boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Kobe and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Kobe: Boys - Attilio, Girls - Both genders - Ainsley, Albert, Augustine, Blake, Citlali, Deborah


Popular Variants for the name Kobe: Cobea, Cobee, Cobey, Cobi (Hungarian), Cobie, Kobea, Kobee, Kobey, Kobi (Hungarian), Kobie, Koby


We think the name Kobe should fall under the following style category: Little Darlings.

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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" person.

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Famous persons

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.
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