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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States economist (1918-2002)

Notable Persons Named Tobin

Tobin Bell is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1982. Tobin was given the name Joseph Henry Tobin, Jr. on August 7th, 1942 in Queens, New York, United States.

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Tobin Heath is a soccer player for the Portland Thorns FC, North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer, New Jersey Wildcats, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues, Pali Blues, Atlanta Beat (WPS), Sky Blue FC, New York Fury, Paris Saint-Germain Féminines, and United States women's national soccer te. Tobin was born on May 29th, 1988 in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States.

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Tobin Sprout is a rock music singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was most prominent from 1987 to present. Tobin was born Tobin Sprout on April 28th, 1955.

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Tobin Rote was a football player for the Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions, Canadian Football League, and American Football League. Tobin was born on January 18th, 1928 in San Antonio. He breathed his last breath on June 27th, 2000.

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Tobin J. Marks is a in the fields of chemistry and materials science. Tobin was given the name Tobin Jay Marks on November 25th, 1944 in United States.

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Tobin Wolf was an inventor. He was most prominent from 1979 to 1979. Tobin was given the name Theodore Walter Wolf on July 21st, 1922 in Pittsburgh. Tobin is also known as Ted Wolf. He died on June 21st, 1999.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tobin

Margaret Brown was a socialite, activist, and activism. Margaret was given the name Margaret Tobin on July 18th, 1867 in Hannibal, Missouri, U.S. Margaret is also known as Maggie Brown, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Margaret Tobin Brown, and Mrs. James J. Brown. She died on October 26th, 1932.

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Tobin Bell is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1982. Tobin was given the name Joseph Henry Tobin, Jr. on August 7th, 1942 in Queens, New York, United States.

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Amon Tobin is an electronica, trip hop, breakbeat, intelligent dance music, house music, nu jazz, drum, and bass musician. He holds the title Amon Tobin "Sordid" and Amon Tobin "Back From Space". He has been prominent since 1995. Amon was given the name Amon Adonai Santos de Araújo Tobin on February 7th, 1972 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Amon is also known as Cujo.

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She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Becca was given the name Rebecca Melise Tobin on January 18th, 1986 in Marietta, Georgia, U.S.

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Peter Britton Tobin is a handyman. Peter was born on August 27th, 1946 in Johnstone. Peter is also known as James Kelly, John Tobin, Pat McLaughlin, Peter Britton, Peter McLaughlin, Peter Wilson, Stanley Taylor, and see infobox.

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James Tobin was an economist in the field of macroeconomics. James was born on March 5th, 1918 in Champaign, Illinois. He left this life on March 11th, 2002.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 5 0 5
1942 9 0 9
1944 5 0 5
1948 8 0 8
1949 6 0 6
1950 12 0 12
1951 18 0 18
1952 15 0 15
1953 12 0 12
1954 26 0 26
1955 21 0 21
1956 25 0 25
1957 39 0 39
1958 85 0 85
1959 55 0 55
1960 89 6 83
1961 51 0 51
1962 45 0 45
1963 57 0 57
1964 71 0 71
1965 44 0 44
1966 64 0 64
1967 58 0 58
1968 81 0 81
1969 113 0 113
1970 122 0 122
1971 132 0 132
1972 90 0 90
1973 124 6 118
1974 114 0 114
1975 132 5 127
1976 102 0 102
1977 107 0 107
1978 98 0 98
1979 64 0 64
1980 46 0 46
1981 43 0 43
1982 47 0 47
1983 46 0 46
1984 37 0 37
1985 38 0 38
1986 52 0 52
1987 49 5 44
1988 49 5 44
1989 57 0 57
1990 37 0 37
1991 45 0 45
1992 38 0 38
1993 40 0 40
1994 36 0 36
1995 33 0 33
1996 39 0 39
1997 73 0 73
1998 44 0 44
1999 46 0 46
2000 63 0 63
2001 68 0 68
2002 83 5 78
2003 107 9 98
2004 82 0 82
2005 110 0 110
2006 107 0 107
2007 148 0 148
2008 139 0 139
2009 113 0 113
2010 150 0 150
2011 135 0 135
2012 146 7 139
2013 162 0 162
2014 154 0 154
2015 143 14 129
2016 139 21 118
2017 96 12 84

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Popularity of Tobin as a first name

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Popularity of Tobin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tobin U.S.
  White 88.46% 64.26%
  African American 4.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tobin

People with the last name Tobin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tobin

  • How Popular is the name Tobin? Tobin is the 3,731st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tobin was the 1,896th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tobin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,139 babies born with the first name Tobin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tobin 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 Tobin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tobin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tobin is Sunday, March 27th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Tobin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tobin was in 2013 with a total of 162 babies.
  • Random Tobin Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tobin is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Tobin: Your name in reverse order is Nibot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tbnio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tobin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,932 people with the last name Tobin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tobin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Tobin as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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