Kobe: baby boy name popularity and meaning

Kobe

Of Swahili origin, this name means "tortoise" - and you'll notice your little Kobe living up to its meaning during the toddler years when he insists on (slooooowly) doing everything by himself.

Nicknames:

Ko, Koko.

Famous people named Kobe:

Basketball players Kobe Bryant and Kobe Paras; son of actor Donald Faison and Lisa Aksey, Kobe Faison.

Fun fact:

Kobe beef is expensive meat from Japanese Black Cattle, raised to exacting specifications, and is considered some of the best beef in the world.

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