Female, Hebrew, Male, Nickname names, Surname names, T names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Toby is the Middle English vernacular form of Tobias, the Greek form of Tobiah meaning “Yahweh is good”. Toby is also an English surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Hebrew



  • Tobey (English)
  • Tobie (English)
  • Tovia (Hebrew)


Male forms:

  • Tobias (English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Tobiah (Hebrew)
  • Tobiáš (Czech)
  • Topias (Finnish)
  • Tobiasz (Polish)
  • Tevye (Yiddish)
  • Tuvya (Hebrew)


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