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Dabney (boy)

What does Dabney mean?

Dabney Pronunciation of Dabney [dab-ney] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dabney) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Dabney is "from Aubigny". An old Virginia name, linked with a 1649 immigrant to the New World named Cornelius d'Aubigney. Actor Dabney Coleman.

Associated with: old.


Dabney has 3 variants: Dabnee, Dabnie and Dabny.

Creative forms:
(male) Dabna, Darney, ..

(female) Dabdey, Dabina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dabney Damani (D.D.), ..

How popular is Dabney?

Dabney is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#4712 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dabney entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1727 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dabney name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barney, Carney, Dacey, Dagny, Dahey, Daicey, Dailey, Daine, Daley, Danby, Dandy, Dane, Danek, Dannel, Danny, Darbey, Darcey, Darnel, Darnley, Darsey, Daven, Davey, Davien, Davyen, Dawley, Dayne, Dayner, Denney, Karney, Mabrey and Tanney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dabney.