Coby

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coby

"Coby" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Supplanter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Coby

Coby Bell is an actor and producer. He has been prominent since 1997. Coby was given the name Coby Scott Bell on May 11th, 1975 in Orange County, California, U.S. Coby is also known as Colby Bell and Cobins Robins Rue.

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Coby Fleener is a football player for the Indianapolis Colts. He was most active from 2012 to present. Coby was born on September 20th, 1988 in Lemont, Illinois.

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Coby Karl is a basketball player for the Westchester Knicks, →Los Angeles D-Fenders, DKV Joventut, Armani Jeans Milano, Los Angeles Lakers, Idaho Stampede, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, and CB Granada in the NBA Development League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2015. Coby was born on June 8th, 1983 in Great Falls, Montana.

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Coby was born on May 17th, 1969.

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Coby Whitmore was a in the fields of commercial art, magazine, and illustration. Coby was given the name Maxwell Coburn Whitmore on June 11th, 1913 in Dayton, Ohio. He left this life on October 12th, 1988.

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Coby Linder is a musician. He plays Drum kit and Percussion instrument. Coby was given the name Jacob Benjamin Linder on June 27th, 1985 in Skokie, Illinois.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Coby

Soundz is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b record producer, rapping, and songwriter. He plays Sampler (musical instrument). His career lasted from 2005 to 2005. Soundz was given the name Kenneth C. Coby in 1983.

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Rudy Coby is a comedic magician, magic (illusion), and comedicmagician. His ongoing career started in 1976. Rudy was given the name Rudolph Coby on April 22nd, 1964 in New York City, New York, United States. Rudy is also known as Labman.

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How popular is the baby name Coby in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 7 0 7
1946 14 6 8
1947 9 9 0
1948 5 0 5
1949 7 0 7
1950 7 0 7
1951 6 6 0
1952 6 0 6
1953 12 6 6
1954 5 0 5
1955 12 0 12
1956 8 0 8
1957 16 11 5
1958 22 8 14
1959 29 6 23
1960 24 9 15
1961 26 7 19
1962 12 0 12
1963 27 6 21
1964 36 6 30
1965 29 6 23
1966 25 0 25
1967 32 0 32
1968 24 0 24
1969 65 10 55
1970 74 9 65
1971 90 13 77
1972 86 11 75
1973 108 14 94
1974 129 22 107
1975 108 13 95
1976 132 16 116
1977 103 13 90
1978 120 10 110
1979 109 9 100
1980 94 9 85
1981 83 8 75
1982 79 5 74
1983 89 10 79
1984 89 9 80
1985 103 13 90
1986 95 9 86
1987 92 0 92
1988 119 7 112
1989 117 8 109
1990 115 0 115
1991 131 5 126
1992 144 0 144
1993 137 0 137
1994 148 0 148
1995 174 0 174
1996 210 0 210
1997 224 5 219
1998 340 0 340
1999 338 8 330
2000 425 10 415
2001 522 6 516
2002 462 0 462
2003 394 0 394
2004 276 0 276
2005 262 6 256
2006 246 0 246
2007 241 5 236
2008 263 5 258
2009 198 5 193
2010 179 0 179
2011 174 5 169
2012 155 0 155
2013 149 0 149
2014 159 0 159
2015 124 0 124
2016 119 0 119
2017 104 0 104

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Popularity of Coby as a first name

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Popularity of Coby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coby U.S.
  White 42.98% 64.26%
  African American 43.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 5.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coby

People with the last name Coby are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Coby

  • What name lists does Coby rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Coby? Coby is the 2,691st most popular name of all time. As a last name Coby was the 23,817th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,897 babies born with the first name Coby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Coby to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Coby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coby is Saturday, August 30th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Coby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coby was in 2001 with a total of 516 babies.
  • Random Coby Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Coby is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 31 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Coby: Your name in reverse order is Yboc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Coby. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,061 people with the last name Coby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Coby as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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