US Popularity:26468
Other Origin(s):American, British, Dutch
Meaning:Bright or shining intellect
Baby is certainly the newest bright spark in your life, so why not consider the name Hobart? This masculine moniker has a wealth of origins, including German, English, Dutch, and American, and is a variant of the classic name Hubert. It means “bright or shining intellect,” and is an apt choice for your beaming bundle of joy. Famous namesakes include baseball player Hobart “Hobie” Landrith, herpetologist Hobart Muir Smith, and actor Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth.

Famous People Named Hobart

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  • Hobart "Hobie" Alter

Hobart Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Hobart is currently #26468 in U.S. births
Boy:Hobart is currently #12883 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1642
from 2013
In comparison to the previous year's data

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