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Boy Name: Dabney

Name: Dabney
Pronunciation: \d(a)-bney, dab-ney\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Dabney's also a girl name)
Meaning: from Aubigny
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Tobyn, Tobin
Variant forms: Dabnee, Dabnie, Dabny
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4454


Dabney \d(a)-bney, dab-ney\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dabney), is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Dabney is "from Aubigny". An old Virginia name, linked with a 1649 immigrant to the New World named Cornelius d'Aubigney. Actor Dabney Coleman.

Dabney has 3 variant forms: Dabnee, Dabnie and Dabny.

Baby names that sound like Dabney are Tobyn and Tobin.


Dabney is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4454 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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