What does Whitby mean?
Whitby [whit-by] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Whitby is "white farm". Place name and surname used more commonly as given name in the 19th century.
(male) Watby, Whiter, ..
(female) Whitle, Whitna, .. Middle name pairings:
Whitby Aydan (W.A.), ..
How popular is Whitby?
Whitby is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#12017 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Whitby has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Bailby (see Balbo), Digby, Gibby, Gilby, Kirby▼, Quimby, Quinby, Shelby▼, Thoby, Wahib, Waite, Waits, Welby, Wellby, Westbey, Westby, Wheatly, Whitbeck, White, Whitey, Whitlaw, Whitley, Whitman, Whitney, Wiley▼, Willy, Witt and Worthy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Whitby.See names in meaning and etymology.