What does Alby mean?
Alby [al-by] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Alby) is of Latin derivation, and Alby means "white". Alby is a version of Ailbhe (Irish, Gaelic): from albho. Alby is also a derivative of Alba (Latin): popular in Spain.
Associated with: white.
Alby has 1 variant: Albia.Creative forms:
(female) Aiby, Alaby, ..
(male) Alabe, Alay, .. Middle name pairings:
Alby Summer (A.S.), ..
How popular is Alby?
Alby is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#77222 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Alby (unlisted) are Alba (#1452 the previous year), Elva, Elli, Albina, Ailbhe and Alva. Usage of these relations of Alby was at its apex during 1900-1909 (median #1077) and has become significantly lower since (#1908, ▼95%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Alby is pronounced similarly to Elba and Ellba. Other suggested similar names are Abba, Abbe, Abbey▼, Abbi, Abby▼, Abbye, Abi, Addy, Adey, Adley▲, Ady, Aggy, Agy, Ailey, Aimy, Al, Ala, Alah, Alaya▲, Alda▼, Alea, Alex, Aley, Alfa, Alfi, Alfy (see Alfreda), Ali, Alia▲, Alie, Alis, Alix, Aliya, Aliye, Aliz, Alla, Alle, Alley, Allfy, Alli, Ally, Allyn, Allys, Alma▼, Aloe, Alta▼, Alya, Alys, Alyx, Amey, Amy▼, Andy, Angy, Anny, Arley, Arly, Ashby, Aubry, Fiby, Gaby, Joby, Kelby, Liby, Ruby, Selby and Toby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alby.See names in meaning and etymology.