Gender: Male Meaning of Kobe: "tortoise" Origin of Kobe: Swahili Kobe's Popularity in 2018: #574

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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