What does Kirby mean?
Kirby /kir-by/ 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 history 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 Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Kirby▼ is alike in pronunciation to Corby. Other suggested similar baby names are Darby, Derby, Digby, Gibby, Gilby, Karny, Kelby▼, Kerry▼, Kibo, Kiley, Kimbo, Kiran, Kiril, Kirk▼, Kirkly, Koby▼, Kolby▼, Korbyn, Korey▼, Korry and Kory▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kirby.