What does Debby mean?
Associated with: bee.
(female) Daby, Doby, ..
(male) Debda, Debna, ..
How popular is Debby?
Debby is a very prominent first name for females (#1092 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name history of Debby for girls. Debby entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #424 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Debby ranked in the Top 2000 are Deb, Debbi, Debbie, Debbra, Debera, Debi, Debora, Deborah (#806 from current records), Debra and Debrah. Other forms, like Debor, are uncommon. These relations of Debby were favored by parents 7 decades ago (usage of 6.88%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.01%, ▼100%), with versions like Debby becoming less in vogue.
Recommended names are Abby▼, Bobby▼, Dabny (see Dabney), Darby▼, Delly, Delmy, Denay, Deney, Denny, Derry, Kelby, Libby, Robby, Selby, Tabby and Tibby. These names tend to be less frequently used than Debby.See names in meaning and etymology.