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What does Dabney mean?

Dabney Pronunciation of Dabney [dab-ney] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Dabney) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Dabney is "from Aubigny". An old Virginia name, used to establish a connection with a 1649 immigrant to the New World named Cornelius d'Aubigny.

Associated with: old.


Dabney has 2 variants: Dabnie and Dabny.

Creative forms:
(female) Dabina, Davney, ..

(male) Daban, Dabna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dabney Layla (D.L.), ..

How popular is Dabney?

Dabney is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#4712 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dabney has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dabney name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dabney outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dacey, Dafna, Dafne, Dafnee, Dafnie, Dagne, Dagny, Daisey, Danay, Dane, Danea, Danee, Danet, Daney, Danfy, Danne, Dannee, Danney, Danny, Dany, Daphne, Daphney, Darbey (see Darby), Darcey, Darsey, Daveen, Daveney, Davine, Dawne, Dayne, Debbey, Deney, Devaney, Fanney, Janey, Janney, Lainey, Laney, Layney, Marney, Nanney, Rainey, Rayney, Tabbey, Taney and Tawney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dabney.