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What does Denby mean?

Denby Pronunciation of Denby as a boys' name is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Denby is "the Dane's village". Place name. Film critic David Denby.


ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian


VARIANTS Danby, Denbey, Denney, Dennie, Denny

(male) Deby, ..

(female) Dendy, ..

Denby Rafael (D.R.), ..

How popular is Denby?

Denby is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#17334 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Dennie and Denny are the prominent variation forms of Denby (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Denby was at its most widespread during the years 1940-1949, but now, the version Denny has become less in vogue. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dennie, Denny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Canby, Dandy, Danny, Darby, Den, Dene, Denis, Denley, Denly, Dennys, Denys, Denzyl, Derbey, Derby, Derry, Dewey, Dexy, Digby, Donny, Dunly (see Dunley), Kelby, Kerby, Selby and Welby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Denby.

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