What could Hobie be short for?

(9 Posts)
Wetthemogwai Tue 05-Feb-13 21:06:27

I've just seen on tele that one of mary berrys grandsons is called Hobie, we're all trying to work out what it's short for if anything. Any ideas?

Wetthemogwai Tue 05-Feb-13 21:08:05

That's Hobie said with a long 'o' like santas 'ho ho ho' iyswim

Like the boy in baywatch?

AlohaMama Tue 05-Feb-13 21:18:15

Hobson? Or named after favourite make of watercraft?

Hoberman? Like the spheres?

HouseOfBears Tue 05-Feb-13 21:22:56

Hobart? Like in the Ramona Quimby books!

RightUpMyRue Tue 05-Feb-13 21:25:33

Hobie wan kenobi?

Hobie doesn't get called this?

Wetthemogwai Tue 05-Feb-13 22:57:56

rightup that was my suggestion :D

totally I've never seen baywatch! Is that just his name or is it short for something?

mrstowers Tue 05-Feb-13 22:58:56

As in Hobie wan kenobi? Really?!

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