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Boy Name: Kirby

Name: Kirby
Pronunciation: \k(i)-rby, kir-by\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Kirby's also a girl name)
Meaning: settlement by a church
Origin: German
Sounds Like: Corby, Corbie
Variant forms: Kerbie, Kerbey, Kerby, Kirbey, Kirbie, Kirkby
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 722
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 534

Description

Kirby \k(i)-rby, kir-by\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kirby), is pronounced KER-bee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Kirby is "settlement by a church". Place name. Baseball player Kirby Puckett.

Kirby has 6 variant forms: Kerbie, Kerbey, Kerby, Kirbey, Kirbie and Kirkby.

Baby names that sound like Kirby are Corby and Corbie.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kirby.

Popularity

Kirby is a somewhat popular first name for men (#722 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#534 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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