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What does Welby mean?

Welby Pronunciation of Welby as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Welby is "well-farm". Place name. There was a popular tv series in the 1970s about a doctor named Marcus Welby.


ASSOCIATED WITH farm, popular (famous)


VARIANTS Welbey, Welbie, Wellbey, Wellby

(male) Wenby, ..

(female) Welbe, ..

Welby Amin (W.A.), ..

How popular is Welby?

Welby is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#40690 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Welby entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #1785 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Welby is pronounced similarly to Alba and Alby. Other recommended sound-alike names are Colby, Denby, Derby, Gilby, Kelby, Kellby, Kerby, Kolby, Selby, Shelby, Wally, Web, Webb, Webley, Weeb, Welch, Wells, Welsh, Welwyn, Wesley, Wesly, Westby, Wiley and Willy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Welby.

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