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pinWhat does Libby mean?

Libby /lib-by/ as a girls' name is pronounced LIB-ee. It is of English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Libby is "God is my oath". Diminutive of Elizabeth.


Libby has 8 variants: Lib, Libbee, Libbey, Libbie, Libet, Liby, Lilibet and Lilibeth.

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.

Kreatif forms: Libly, Lieby, Lyby. [more]

pinHow 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 #711 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is currently at #888. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Libby name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Libby outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Libby and related names. Elizabeth (#14 in recent rankings), Lily (#27), Lisa (#750), Liza, Liz, Lise, Libbie and Lissa are the popular variation forms of Libby (#888 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Bizzy, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Libby was at its highest during 1960-1969 (average #627) and is almost as conventional today (#742, down 30.8%), but with forms like Lisa falling out of fashion. Elizabeth has been the overall favorite, though Lily has gained in popularity.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Libby, Elizabeth, Libbie, Lily, Lisa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lise, Lissa, Liz, Liza in U.S.

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

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Libby is pronounced similarly to Liba, Luba, Lubah and Lyuba. Other recommended similar baby 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.