Kobe Origin and Meaning
The name Kobe is a boy's name of Swahili origin meaning "tortoise".
Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, whose name was inspired by a Japanese steak house, brought this energetic and appealing name into -- and out of -- the mix. Bryant's tragic death in a helicopter crash in 2020 may only increase the popularity of his name, as fans and admirers name their children Kobe in honor of the star.
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Famous People Named Kobe
- Kobe Bean BryantAmerican basketball player
- Kobe Lorenzo Forster ParasFilipino basketball player
- Kobe Faison (b. 2001)son of actor Donald Faison & Lisa Aksey
- Kobe TaiTaiwanese adult film actress
- Masahiko KobeJapanese Iron Chef
Kobe in Pop Culture
- KobeJapan, which gave its name to Kobe beef