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What does Whitby mean?

Whitby Pronunciation of Whitby 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH -by, old english, white, farm, surname, 19th century


VARIANTS Whitbey, Whitebie



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)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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