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Kirkby

What does Kirkby mean?

Kirkby Pronunciation of Kirkby [kirk-by] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Kirkby is "settlement by a church". Kirkby is a version of Kirby (Old German): place name.

Variations

4 different relations via Kirby: Kerbey, Kerby, Kirbey and Kirbie.

Creative forms:
(male) Kerrby, Kirkke, ..

(female) Kirkke, Kirkko, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kirkby David (K.D.), ..

How popular is Kirkby?

Kirkby is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#48196 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kerby and Kirby are the popular related forms of Kirkby (not ranked). Other variants, like Kirbie, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Kirkby was well-received 7 decades ago (usage of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Birkey, Birky, Corby, Darby, Derby, Digby, Gibby, Gilby, Gillby, Karney, Karny (see Kearney), Karoly, Kelby, Kellby, Kerk, Kerrey, Kerry, Kibo, Kiley, Kimbo, Kinney, Kinsey, Kinsly, Kiran, Kiril, Kirill, Kirk, Kirklea, Kirklee (see Kirkley), Kirkley, Kirklie (see Kirkley), Kirklin, Kirkly (see Kirkley), Kirklyn, Kirone, Kirwan, Kirwen, Koby, Kolby, Korbyn, Korey, Korrey (see Kory), Korry, Kory and Kyrk. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kirkby.

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