More info about the name "Coby"
Coby is a diminutive of Jacob, used as both feminine and masculine given names. Jacob is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yaakov', which means 'following after'. This is derived from the Hebrew words 'Yahweh', which means 'God' and 'aqeb', which means 'heel'. In the Bible, Jacob was born after Esau, holding after Esau's heel.