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What does Libbey mean?

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

Associated with: oath.


Libbey has 5 variants: Libbee, Libbi, Libbie, Libbye and Liby.

20 more related forms via Elizabeth, Libby: Lib, Libet, Lies, Liese, Liesel, Lilibet, Lily, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lisbett, Lise, Lisel, Lissy, Lizbet, Lizbeth, Lizbett, Lizy, Lizzy, Lysbet and Lyzbet.

Creative forms:
(female) Libey, Libie, ..

(male) Lible, Libley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Libbey Lakyn (L.L.), ..

How popular is Libbey?

Libbey is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#21156 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Libbey (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Elizabeth (#13 in 2015), Libbie, Libby (#995), Lily (#25), Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Lizbet and Lizbeth (#832). These relations of Libbey reached the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 4.4%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 1.3%, down 71%), with versions such as Lizbeth becoming less fashionable. Lily is the most chic birth name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elizabeth, Libbie, Libby, Lily, Lisbet in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lisbeth, Lise, Lizbet, Lizbeth in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Libbey is alike in pronunciation to Liba. Other suggested similar names are Abbey, Aimey, Aubrey, Barbey, Bianey, Birdey, Cidney, Cissey, Dabney, Darbey (see Darby), Debbey, Eiley, Gipsey, Jobey, Kelbey, Kinsey, Kittey (see Katherine), Lacey, Ladey, Lainey, Laisey, Laney, Lassey, Lesley, Lezley, Liane, Libena (see Luba), Lilie, Lilley, Lilly, Lilybet, Lindee, Linden, Lindey, Lindsey, Lindy, Linea, Linet, Linnea, Linnet, Linsay, Linsey, Linzee, Linzy, Lisabet, Lisebet, Liset, Litsea, Litzea (see Liza), Livie, Livvy, Livy, Lorey, Lottey, Lovey, Lynley, Lynsey, Lynzey, Mickey, Riley, Robbey, Rubey, Selbey, Sidney, Sisley, Sissey, Tabbey, Taubey, Thobey, Tibby, Tilley, Timmey, Tobey and Trilbey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Libbey.

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