Tobin Name Meaning & Origin
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Origin: English surname
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Great alternative to the more common "Toby/Tobey" and the more serious "Tobias". Our son (born 2007) is named Tobin, and we love that it is uncommon, yet still familiar.
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Tobin is an English surname. Some suggest that it is a derivation of Tobias, Hebrew for "God is good," but Tobin stands on its own with its origins as a common English surname.
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Tobin Bell (actor)
Tobin Sprout (musician)
Tobin Rote (NFL quarterback in the 1950's and 1960's)
Tobin James (winemaker)
Tobin Heath (USWNT soccer player)
Amon Tobin - Brazilian musician
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Tobin Dax (Star Trek DS9- was a joined Trill and the second host of the Dax symbiont)
Prince Tobin is the main character in the book series "The Tamír Triad" by Lynn Flewelling http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tam%C3%ADr_Triad