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What does Lib mean?

Lib Pronunciation of Lib [lib] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Lib means "God is my oath". Lib is an alternate form of Elizabeth (Hebrew). Lib is also a form of Libby (English, Hebrew).

Associated with: oath.


40 related forms via Elizabeth, Libby: Bet, Biff, Bit, Eliz, Els, Leisa, Libbee, Libbey, Libbi, Libbie, Libbye, Libet, Liby, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Lili, Lilo, Lily, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissy, Liz, Liza, Lizbet, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzi, Lizzy, Lusa, Lys, Lysa, Lyse and Lyza.

Creative forms:
(female) Lible, Lle, ..

(male) Liblo, Libly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lib Octavia (L.O.), ..

How popular is Lib?

Lib is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Lib is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Elizabeth (#13 in recent rankings), Leisa, Libbie, Libby (#995), Lili, Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Lisbet, Lise, Lissa, Liz, Liza (#1685) and Lizbet are the popular alternative forms of Lib (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Lib was more pronounced 6 decades ago (usage of 5.66%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 1.29%, 77.2%), with versions like Liz becoming less fashionable. Lily is the most contemporarily stylish girl name here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Leisa, Libbie, Libby, Lili in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lily, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Liz, Liza, Lizbet in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Lia, Liba, Lil, Lin, Liv and Sib. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lib.

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