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Darby

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Darby

Darby

Without Envy or Deer Settlement

Originally a surname from the city of West Derby near Liverpool from Old Norse diur ‘deer’ and býr ‘settlement’. In Ireland, it is used as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Diarmaid meaning free from envy.

Meaning:

Without Envy or Deer Settlement

Origin:

Irish and Norse

Gender:

For a girl or boy

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Darby

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Darby

 

Variations & Similar Names

Dacey, Daisy, Dalary, Darbie, Darcy, Dari, Darla, Darling, Daryl, Delaney, Dorsey

Nicknames

Bee, Darb, Dee

Middle Names

Faye, Grey, Rose, Sage, Sloane

Famous Bearers

Darby Stanchfield (American actress)

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