What does Libby mean?
Associated with: oath.
Libby has 26 more alternative forms via Elizabeth: Biffy, Bizzy, Libbi, Libbye, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Lili, Lilo, Lily▲, Lis, Lisa▼, Lisbet, Lise, Lisel, Lisl, Lissa, Lissi, Lissy, Liz▼, Liza▼, Lizbet, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzi and Lizzy.Creative forms:
(female) Laby, Leoby, ..
(male) Libie, Libry, .. Middle name pairings:
Libby Greta (L.G.), ..
How popular is Libby?
Libby is a very prominent first name for females (#1025 out of 4276, Top 24%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#3174 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Libby for girls. Libby reached its peak rank of #673 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is currently at #995. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Shown below is a study of the ranking of Libby and related names. Elizabeth (#13 in recent rankings), Lily (#25), Lisa (#749), Liza (#1685), Liz, Lissa, Lizbet, Lisbet, Lilibeth, Libbie, Lili and Lise are the popular variation forms of Libby (#995 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Lizy, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Libby was at its highest during 1960-1969 (average #1155) and is now significantly reduced (#1497, down 77.1%), with forms like Liz falling out of fashion. Elizabeth has been the overall favorite, though Lily has gained in popularity.
Libby is pronounced similarly to Liba, Luba, Lubah and Lyuba. Other recommended names are Abby▼, Bobby▼, Debby▼, Fiby, Kirby, Lilly▲, Lindy, Linzy, Livvy, Livy, Robby, Tabby and Tibby. These names tend to be less frequently used than Libby.See names in meaning and etymology.