Meaning and Name Origin
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.
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 (#2269 out of 88799, Top 3%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Libby and related names. Popular variation forms of Libby (#888 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 are Elizabeth (#14 in 2014), Lily (#27), Lisa (#750), Liza, Liz, Lise, Libbie and Lissa. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 and is somewhat lower today, with the forms Lisa, Liza, Liz and Libbie becoming less fashionable. Lily (#27) is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation, with this name undergoing a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)