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Boy Name: Kirkby

Name: Kirkby
Pronunciation: \k(i)-rk-by, kir-kby\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: settlement by a church
Origin: German
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 56299


Kirkby \k(i)-rk-by, kir-kby\ as a boy's name is a variant of Kirby (Old German), and the meaning of Kirkby is "settlement by a church".

Similar baby names are Kirkly, Kirbey, Kerby, Kirk and Kirkley.


Kirkby is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#56299 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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