Name: Kobe

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kobe

  • Meaning:
    A Japanese city
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KO bee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Kobe)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kobe

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Kobe is the name of a town in Japan and a last name, but it is not used as a first name there.
    Kobe has been unusually used as a name in the United States in reference to the Japanese town, such as the name of basketball player Kobe Bryant.

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