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The name Toby is a diminutive form of Tobias.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Toby has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Toby
Use of the Name Toby for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
27,318 24,862 9,356 4,166 2,496 1,186 607
The table below indicates the number of times the name Toby has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Toby first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1905, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Toby
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
19059918  
1906    
1907    
1908    
1909    
1910    
1911    
1912    
1913    
1914    
1915    
1916    
1917    
1918    
1919    
1920    
1921  96859
1922    
1923    
1924  99959
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933  89358
193486054668101
19358285769693
193680159526152
193775766628118
193885953544157
193970572536154
194069476574148
194163093545169
1942561121599155
1943586118598159
1944495151694117
1945542122640132
1946567128762117
1947560145764127
1948569138788119
1949554147809116
1950551151831111
1951572145866108
1952508188885109
1953530179  
1954534185  
1955530191  
1956488244970109
1957495248  
1958453301  
1959466293  
1960410372  
1961465303  
1962420361  
1963409388  
1964416376  
1965350472  
1966404351  
1967363430  
1968324551  
1969272754  
1970242979  
19712291,030  
1972241890  
19732181,001  
19742071,076  
19751901,191849158
19762021,091  
19772081,062  
1978238884  
1979298667  
1980304648  
1981378455  
1982372466  
1983420383  
1984451345  
1985485320  
1986503303  
1987526293  
1988556274  
1989610261  
1990577307  
1991638257  
1992607289  
1993619283  
1994590306  
1995576316  
1996549342  
1997560343  
1998581337  
1999586332  
2000538403  
2001533409  
2002476498  
2003434579  
2004426607  
Totals:  27,318 2,905

During the last 125 years, parents have used Toby as a boy's name about 90% of the time and less frequently (about 9% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Toby appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 72 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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