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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Koby

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons Named Koby

Koby Clemens is a baseball player for the Houston Astros. Koby was born on December 4th, 1986 in Houston.

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Koby Abberton is a surfer and surfing. Koby was born in 1979 in Maroubra, New South Wales.

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Koby Arthur is a soccer player for the Birmingham City F.C., Woodford United F.C., Birmingham City F.C. Reserves, Academy, Lincoln City F.C., and Cheltenham Town F.C. Koby was born on January 31st, 1996 in Kumasi, Ghana.

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Koby was born on May 23rd, 1991.

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Koby Israelite is a gypsy, punk rock, jazz, middle-eastern, balkan, metal, drum and bass, klezmer, heavy metal music, and drum musician. He plays accordion, percussion, piano, drums, guitar, bass, clarinet, saxophone, flute, bouzouki, and mandolin. Koby was born on November 23rd, 1966 in Tel Aviv.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Koby

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 7 0 7
1959 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1962 11 0 11
1963 6 0 6
1965 11 0 11
1966 5 0 5
1968 7 0 7
1969 9 0 9
1970 12 0 12
1971 20 0 20
1972 12 0 12
1973 16 0 16
1974 23 0 23
1975 22 0 22
1976 27 5 22
1977 13 0 13
1978 17 0 17
1979 27 5 22
1980 20 0 20
1981 11 0 11
1982 10 0 10
1983 17 0 17
1984 20 0 20
1985 35 0 35
1986 21 0 21
1987 52 5 47
1988 51 0 51
1989 54 0 54
1990 65 0 65
1991 71 0 71
1992 66 0 66
1993 69 0 69
1994 68 0 68
1995 83 0 83
1996 116 0 116
1997 196 0 196
1998 320 0 320
1999 363 5 358
2000 419 8 411
2001 414 8 406
2002 384 7 377
2003 334 5 329
2004 197 0 197
2005 162 0 162
2006 165 0 165
2007 178 0 178
2008 187 7 180
2009 154 0 154
2010 136 0 136
2011 130 0 130
2012 104 0 104
2013 114 0 114
2014 91 0 91
2015 109 0 109
2016 106 7 99
2017 96 0 96

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Popularity of Koby as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Koby U.S.
  White 93.85% 64.26%
  African American 1.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.76% 16.26%

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People with the last name Koby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Koby

  • How Popular is the name Koby? Koby is the 3,589th most popular name of all time. As a last name Koby was the 38,801st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Koby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,443 babies born with the first name Koby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Koby to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Koby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Koby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Koby is Saturday, December 8th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Koby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Koby was in 2000 with a total of 411 babies.
  • Random Koby Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Koby is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Koby: Your name in reverse order is Ybok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ykbo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Koby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 569 people with the last name Koby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Koby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Koby as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k 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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