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What does Weatherby mean?

Weatherby Pronunciation of Weatherby [weath-er-by] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Weatherby means "wether-sheep farm". Weatherby is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Wea-, of Wetherby (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, farm.


Weatherby has 4 variants: Weatherbey, Weatherbie, Wetherbey and Wetherbie.

Creative forms:
(male) Weather, Weatherwyn, ..

(female) Weatherla, Weatherna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Weatherby Trace (W.T.), ..

How popular is Weatherby?

Weatherby is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11568 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Weatherby for boys. Weatherby has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Waheeb, Walther, Weatherell (see Wetherell), Weatherill, Weatherley, Weatherly, Weaver, Wernher, Westbey, Westby, Westerley, Westerly, Westley, Wetherell, Wetherill, Wetherley, Wetherly, Wheatley and Worthey. Like Weatherby, these names are not commonly used.

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