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Darby

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the deer park farm
  • #2378 All Time
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< 1k Derby (English)

How popular is the name "Darby" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 6 0 6
1915 5 0 5
1916 5 0 5
1919 6 0 6
1920 7 0 7
1922 5 0 5
1923 6 0 6
1925 11 0 11
1926 8 0 8
1928 10 0 10
1931 7 0 7
1932 5 0 5
1934 10 0 10
1935 5 0 5
1936 12 5 7
1937 7 0 7
1938 9 0 9
1939 14 8 6
1940 19 9 10
1941 14 7 7
1942 27 18 9
1943 26 18 8
1944 19 19 0
1945 16 10 6
1946 28 16 12
1947 37 22 15
1948 40 30 10
1949 38 27 11
1950 28 18 10
1951 33 16 17
1952 33 20 13
1953 35 17 18
1954 47 26 21
1955 71 51 20
1956 48 33 15
1957 52 27 25
1958 69 34 35
1959 81 34 47
1960 88 51 37
1961 89 53 36
1962 80 44 36
1963 66 36 30
1964 64 38 26
1965 48 32 16
1966 70 36 34
1967 83 52 31
1968 110 49 61
1969 155 53 102
1970 213 83 130
1971 184 88 96
1972 159 71 88
1973 123 46 77
1974 144 71 73
1975 93 43 50
1976 109 54 55
1977 95 50 45
1978 112 55 57
1979 91 55 36
1980 69 49 20
1981 128 95 33
1982 90 65 25
1983 97 67 30
1984 90 64 26
1985 111 84 27
1986 75 50 25
1987 79 51 28
1988 100 69 31
1989 107 72 35
1990 101 68 33
1991 91 59 32
1992 116 74 42
1993 158 126 32
1994 356 321 35
1995 539 491 48
1996 464 431 33
1997 436 400 36
1998 369 330 39
1999 334 298 36
2000 293 253 40
2001 253 217 36
2002 270 235 35
2003 261 215 46
2004 213 188 25
2005 222 197 25
2006 193 156 37
2007 231 189 42
2008 198 161 37
2009 159 136 23
2010 198 152 46
2011 172 135 37
2012 157 118 39
2013 151 119 32
2014 133 105 28

Want to know about the populiarty of Darby? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,089 babies born with the name Darby in the United States. That's more than enough Darbies to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Darby" was in 1995 with a total of 491 babies.

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darby" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of only 144 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Darby popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Darby in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Darby" mean? The list below shows the origins of Darby as well as things modernly associated with the name Darby such as celebrities named Darby.

English

Origin and Meaning of Darby

The name "Darby" is of English origin, and it means "From the deer park farm". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Darby Crash

Darby Crash is a singer-songwriter specializing in punk rock music. Darby was born in 1958 as Jan Paul Beahm.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ybrad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yarbd". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Darby born May 31, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 700. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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