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Boy Name: Darby

Name: Darby
Pronunciation: \d(a)-rby, dar-by\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Darby's also a girl name)
Meaning: without envy; park with deer
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Derbey, Derbie, Turbo
Variant forms: Darbey, Darbie, Derby
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1730


Darby \d(a)-rby, dar-by\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Darby), is pronounced DAR-bee. It is of Irish and Old English origin, and the meaning of Darby is "without envy; park with deer". A place name. Derived from the surname Derby.

Darby has 3 variant forms: Darbey, Darbie and Derby.

Baby names that sound like Darby are Derbey, Derbie and Turbo.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Darby.


Darby is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1730 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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