[ 2 syll. ko-by, kob-y ] The baby boy name Koby is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as KOW-Biy- †. Koby is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Koby is a diminutive form of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).
See also the related form, Coby (English).
See also the related category hebrew.
Koby is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 2001 with 0.020% of baby boys being given the name Koby. It ranked at #536 then. The baby name has since markedly declined in popularity, and is today of irregular use. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Koby, Jacob was the most frequently used in 2015. Koby has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
† Pronunciation for Koby: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"