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Alby (girl)

What does Alby mean?

Alby Pronunciation of 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.

9 more different relations via Ailbhe, Alba: Ailbe, Albane, Albina, Albine, Alva, Alvy, Elli, Elva and Elvy.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alba, Albina, Alva, Elli, Elva in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ailbhe, Alva outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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