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What does Danby mean?

Danby Pronunciation of Danby [dan-by] as a boys' name has its root in Scandinavian, and the name Danby means "the Dane's village". Danby is an alternate form of Denby (Scandinavian): place name.

Associated with: scandinavian.


Danby has 1 variant: Denbey.

2 more relations via Denby: Denney and Denny.

Creative forms:
(male) Daby, Tinby, ..

(female) Danda, Danin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danby Kanon (D.K.), ..

How popular is Danby?

Danby is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#61855 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Denny is the only popular alternative form of Danby (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Denney, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Danby reached its apex 8 decades ago (#364), but now, Denny has fallen out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Denny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danby and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cadby, Canby, Dabney, Dabny, Dacey, Dacy, Daffy, Dagny, Dahey, Dahy, Daicy, Daily, Daley, Daly, Dan, Dana, Danal, Danar, Dandy, Dane, Danek, Dani, Danie, Danil, Danko, Dann, Danno, Danny, Danon, Dantay, Dante, Danube, Danya, Darbey, Darby, Darcy, Darry, Darsy, Davey, Davy, Day, Denly, Derby, Digby, Donny, Dunly (see Dunley), Gabby and Gaby. These names tend to be more commonly used than Danby.

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