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What does Liby mean?

Liby Pronunciation of Liby [li-by] as a name for girls. The meaning of Liby is "God is my oath". Liby is an alternate form of Libby (English, Hebrew): variant of Elizabeth.

Associated with: oath.


Liby has 3 variants: Libbee, Libbey and Libbie.

2 more different relations via Libby: Lib and Libet.

Creative forms:
(female) Laby, Luby, ..

(male) Ligo, Lilyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Liby Symphony (L.S.), ..

How popular is Liby?

Liby is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#48665 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Libby (#995 in recent rankings) and Libbie are the popular variation forms of Liby (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Libbee, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Liby was common among parents in the 1880s (average #717) and is somewhat less today, with the version Libbie going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Liby is pronounced similarly to Liba, Libbi, Libbye, Luba, Lubah and Lyuba. Other recommended names are Abby, Alby, Fiby, Gaby, Joby, Kirby, Lacy, Lady, Laidy, Laily, Lesy, Lexy, Lia, Lida, Lies, Lil, Lila, Lili, Lilly, Lilo, Lily, Lin, Lina, Lind, Lindy, Linn, Linzy, Lior, Lira, Liri, Lis, Lisa, Lise, Lisl, Lissy, Lita, Liv, Liva, Livvy, Livy, Livya, Liya, Liz, Liza, Lize, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzy, Lory, Lucy, Ruby, Tibby and Toby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Liby.

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