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What does Kerby mean?

Kerby Pronunciation of Kerby [ker-by] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Kerby is "settlement by a church". Kerby is an alternate form of Kirby (Old German): place name.


VARIANTS Kirbie, Kirbey, Kerbie, Kerbey


(male) Keaby, ..

(female) Kerdy, ..

Kerby Ryland (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kerby?

Kerby is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7892 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kerby was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #1953 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kirby is the only other popular alternative form of Kerby. Other forms, like Kirbie, are uncommon. These relations of Kerby were popular as baby names during the years 1950-1959 (USAGE OF 0.01%), but now, the version Kirby has become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kerby, Kirby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kerby is alike in pronunciation to Corby. Other recommended sound-alike names are Darby, Denby, Derby, Karny (see Kearney), Kealy, Kearny, Keary, Keely, Kelbey, Kelby, Kellby, Kelly, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Kenly, Kenny, Ker, Kerem, Kerk, Kern, Kerr, Kerrey, Kerry, Kervyn, Kerwyn, Key, Koby, Kolby, Korbyn, Korey, Korry, Kory, Selby and Welby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kerby.

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