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Darby Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Darby is of English origin.

The meaning of Darby is "deer farm".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1891  in baby name popularity for girls with 105 occurrences.  It ranked 3688 in popular baby names for boys with 28 occurrences. 

View the Darby Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Darby has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Darby to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Darby include Darbi, Derby.

Other Tidbits

Darby falls into the animal name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Darby in American Sign Language?

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Just for fun, see the name Darby in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.