What does Kirby mean?
Kirby /kir-by/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Kirby) is pronounced KER-bee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Kirby is "settlement by a church". Place name. Baseball player Kirby Puckett.
How popular is Kirby?
Kirby is a somewhat popular first name for males (#722 out of 1220, Top 59%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#577 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Kirby for boys. Kirby reached its top rank of #437 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Kirby▼ is alike in pronunciation to Corby. This name tends to be less commonly used than Kirby.