Tobias Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Tobias:
A borrowing from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin, Tobias is from the Ecclesiastic Greek Tōbias, which is from the Hebrew Tuviya, a name derived from tōbhīyāh (the Lord is good, God is good).
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Tobias is my brother's name. One of the best men I know. Our father is LARRY OTHELLA, he wanted Toby Othello. My mother would NOT HAVE the disgrace of such an "informal" name as just Toby...so he is Tobias Othella!
Vasectomy reversal today!! Gonna give my #1 Lailah Grace a sibling or 2. I am hoping for a son. He will be Larry Tobias after my father & brother. The two best men I know!
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When our son arrived we were undecided on a name. As my husband and I had a peaceful moment in the hours following his birth, my husband sat down on my hospital bed and declared, "God is good." I responded, "He is and that's what Tobias means, so that's his name!" We love the name and we love our Toby.
My great grandpa was Tobias and my grandma told the most wonderful stories about him. I decided when I was 11 I'd name one of my children after him. My son is now 13 years old and I love having my Tobias!!!
- Nicknames for Tobias: | Edit
Toby, Tobe, Tobers, Four, Toby-Wan Kenobi
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Tobias Wolff, author
Tobias Vincent "Tobey" Maguire, actor
Tobias Smollett, 18th Century British novelist
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Tobias Fünke, character on television series "Arrested Development"
Tobias Zachary Ziegler (Toby), character on television series "The West Wing"
Tobias Henkel, Criminal Minds
Tobias Snape, Severus Snape's father in the "Harry Potter" series
Tobias, a character in the young adult series "Animorphs" by K.A. Applegate
Tobias Eaton, main character in Veronica Roth's "Divergent" trilogy
Tobias Erin "Toby" Rogers, A Creepypasta that goes by 'Ticci-Toby'