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Girl Name: Dabney

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


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

Dabney has 2 variant forms: Dabnie and Dabny.

A baby name that sounds like Dabney is Tabina.


Dabney is not a popular first name for women 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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