Gender: Male Meaning of Tuvia: "God is good" Origin of Tuvia: Hebrew

Tuvia Origin and Meaning

The name Tuvia is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is good".

Tuvia is the Hebrew cognate of Tobias or Tobiah, found in the Bible and used in this form in Israel. The film "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" included a character named Tuvia, who was female, pointing to the biggest downside of this name to the English-speaking ear: It sounds quite feminine.

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Madison Maler Says:


Tuvia Bielski was one of four brothers who rescued 1,200 Jewish men, women, and children from the Holocaust during World War II. His story isn't often told, but should you give this name to your child know that he shares it with someone who performed a great good. :)