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Kobe Meaning


What does Kobe mean?

The name Kobe is of Dutch origin.

The meaning of Kobe is "supplanter".

It is also of Swahili origin, where its meaning is "tortoise".

Kobe is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Kobe.

The Given Name Kobe

Kobe is a diminutive of Jakob. See Jakob for further details.

Kobe is an attractive and elegant name.

A name fit for a child full of grace and familiarity, a little pioneer.

Although often used, your valiant little Kobe, is sure to make it all his own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kobe Bryant.

Kobe Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 574 in baby name popularity for boys with 478 occurrences. It ranked 9,428 in baby name popularity for girls with 11 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 534 in baby name popularity for boys with 527 occurrences. It ranked 6,945 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.

Want to see how Kobe sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Kobe Name Popularity Page.

Kobe Related Names

Kobe is a diminutive of Jakob.

Famous Kobes

  • Kobe Bryant ~ Basketball Player

Kobe Numerology

What will your new littleKobe be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Kobe are often distinct and intelligent but most of all they are read more >>

Kobe Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kobe in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kobe.

Just for fun, see the name Kobe in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kobe in Nautical Flags page.