What does Colby mean?
From the personal name Koli (from "kol" meaning "charcoal"). There was a 1980s television series "The Colbys". See also Kolby.
Associated with: norse.
Affiliated boy name: Colton.
Colby▼ has 1 more relation via Kolby: Kelby.Kreatif forms:
(male) Calby, Celby, ..
(female) Colda, Coli, ..
How popular is Colby?
Colby is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#703 out of 1220, Top 58%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#3015 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name history of Colby for boys. Colby reached its highest position of #99 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is at #428 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Colby and related names. Colton (#65 the previous year), Kolby (#779), Colbert and Kelby are the prominent alternative forms of Colby (#428 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Colby was widespread in the year 2001 (usage of 0.4%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.4%, 5.8% less). Colton has been the most prevalent, while Colby is now somewhat dated.
Colby▼ is pronounced similarly to Kelbey and Kellby. Other recommended names are Alby, Bobby▼, Cadby, Caley, Canby, Clay▼, Cloy, Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Cobe, Cobey, Cobi, Coby▼, Codey▼, Cody▼, Col, Colan, Colas, Cole, Colet, Coley, Colin, Colis, Coll, Colla, Colle, Colley, Colm, Colt▲, Colum, Colwyn, Colyn, Coney, Conley, Conwy, Corby, Corbyn, Corey▼, Corley, Corry, Corty, Cory▼, Coty▼, Covey, Cowry, Coxey, Coy▼, Crosby▲, Cully, Gilby, Joby, Koby▼, Robby▼, Selby, Toby and Welby. These names tend to be less commonly used than Colby.