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Girl Name: Darby

Name: Darby
Pronunciation: \d(a)-rby, dar-by\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Darby's also a boy name)
Meaning: deer park
Origin: English
Variant forms: Darb, Darbee, Darbey, Darbie, Darrbey, Darrbie, Darrby
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2883
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1730


Darby \d(a)-rby, dar-by\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Darby), is pronounced DAR-bee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Darby is "deer park". Place name. Derived from Derby, a surname.

Darby has 7 variant forms: Darb, Darbee, Darbey, Darbie, Darrbey, Darrbie and Darrby.


Darby is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2883 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1730 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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