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What does Biffy mean?

Biffy Pronunciation of Biffy [biffy] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and Biffy means "God is my oath". Biffy is an alternate spelling of Elizabeth (Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


Biffy has 1 variant: Buffy.

12 more different relations via Elizabeth: Bessy, Bethy, Betsy, Betty, Biff, Bit, Bizzy, Libby, Lily, Lissy, Lizy and Lizzy.

Creative forms:
(female) Bifi, Bifra, ..

(male) Bifbay, Bifer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Biffy Celeste (B.C.), ..

How popular is Biffy?

Biffy is a rare first name for women. Biffy is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Biffy (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Elizabeth (#13 via latest list), Lily (#25), Libby (#995), Betty (#1287), Betsy (#1692) and Buffy. Usage of these relations of Biffy was at its apex 85 years ago (usage of 6.18%) and has become much reduced since (usage 1.28%, down 79%). Elizabeth is the steady favorite, though Lily has become trendy as well over time, while forms like Elizabeth are now less common. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Betsy, Betty, Buffy, Elizabeth, Libby, Lily in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Libby, Lily outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Biddy, Billy, Bindy, Binny, Birdy, Daffy, Effy, Taffy and Tiffy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Biffy.

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