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Darby (girl)

What does Darby mean?

Darby Pronunciation of Darby as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Darby) is pronounced DAR-bee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Darby is "deer park". Place name. Derived from Derby, a surname.

ASSOCIATED WITH Dar-, -by, old english, deer, surname


VARIANTS Darb, Darbee, Darbey, Darbie, Darrbey, Darrbie, Darrby


(female) Dabby, ..

(male) Darde, ..

Darby Laina (D.L.), ..

How popular is Darby?

Darby is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2883 out of 4276, Top 67%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#1850 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Darby was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #499 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is currently at #1856. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Bamby, Barby, Bauby, Dabny (see Dabney), Dacey, Dacy, Daffy, Dagny, Daicy, Daisy, Daizy, Daly, Danay, Daney, Danfy, Danny, Dany, Dara, Darah, Darcey, Darci, Darcy, Darda, Darel, Dari, Daria, Darla, Darlyn, Daron, Darra, Darryl, Darsey, Darsi, Darya, Daryl, Daryn, Davy, Day, Debby, Derry, Dorey, Dorry, Dory, Gaby, Kirby and Tabby. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darby.

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