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Gender: Male Meaning of Tobiah: "the Lord is good" Origin of Tobiah: Hebrew

The name Tobiah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is good". Tobiah and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "{boys} love/like/lose: alt. version".

From the experts:

Tobiah is the original Hebrew form of the better known Greek Tobias, to which it could make a distinctive alternative. With its ah ending, Tobiah fits in with other stylish Biblical names today, from Noah to Isaiah to Josiah and Zachariah. And of course, Toby is an adorable nickname.

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Famous People Named Tobiah

Tobiah, ancestor of some who returned to Judah with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:60)
Tobiah-critic of the Israelites in the book of Nehemiah

Pop Culture References for the name Tobiah


lindsW Says:


They are different names. Tobias is Greek. Tobiah is Hebrew. That's a pretty important distinction depending on what you are going for.

Guest Says:


I think Tobias is enough.