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What does Wetherby mean?

Wetherby Pronunciation of Wetherby as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wetherby is "wether-sheep farm". Place name. A wether is a castrated male sheep, and a bell-wether is a wether which wears a bell and leads other sheep. The surname shows the importance of the wool trade in England.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, farm, surname, england


VARIANTS Weatherbey, Weatherbie, Weatherby, Wetherbey, Wetherbie



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How popular is Wetherby?

Wetherby is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#30091 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Wetherby has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Derby, Kerby, Shelby, Somerby, Waheeb, Walther, Weatherell (see Wetherell), Weatherill, Weatherley, Weatherly, Weaver, Weber, Webley, Weeb, Welbey (see Welby), Welby, Wellby, Werner, Wernher, Wesley, Westbey, Westby, Westerley, Westerly, Westley, Wetherell, Wetherill, Wetherley, Wetherly, Wethrill (see Wetherell), Whitby and Worthey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wetherby.

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