Meaning and name origin
Debby \d(eb)-by\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Debby is "bee". Debby is a variant of Deborah (Hebrew); biblical: a prophetess who summoned Barak to battle against an invading army.
Debby is a very popular first name for females (#1092 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Debby for girls. Debby reached its highest rank of #417 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Debby and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Deborah (#753), Debi, Debby, Debbie and Debbi. (2014 statistics).