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Popularity
17k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kirby

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • #1734 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1881505
1882606
1883808
188514014
188610010
1887707
1888606
189012012
1891707
189210010
1893909
1894808
1895808
189610010
189713013
1898909
1899707
190013013
1901808
1902808
1903505
1904707
1905808
1906505
190712012
1908909
190913013
191013013
191118018
191225025
191330030
191438038
191559059
191655055
191767859
191852052
191954054
192060060
192158058
192262062
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192752052
192859059
192971071
193067067
193150050
193270664
193368959
193474074
193568068
193682082
193797097
193874074
193996096
194011412102
19411266120
19421426136
19431489139
19441188110
19451159106
194621018192
194722213209
19482079198
194920811197
195023510225
19512525247
195228014266
195329710287
19543337326
19552765271
195635411343
195737720357
195835715342
195936825343
196036014346
196130212290
196228812276
196326410254
196424113228
196522612214
196619811187
196720412192
19681965191
19691807173
19701589149
19712999290
197228116265
19731609151
19741537146
19751527145
19761267119
197713910129
1978991188
19791070107
19801116105
19811198111
198285877
1983378232146
1984509367142
1985352225127
1986291161130
1987269152117
1988338152186
1989349153196
1990329162167
1991320143177
1992342148194
1993316143173
1994251115136
199522697129
1996246115131
199718065115
199816969100
19991425686
20001224973
20011234182
2002922864
2003812754
2004832360
2005722250
2006752253
2007832063
2008661749
2009722547
2010742450
2011762551
2012773047
2013712744
2014713140

Want to know about the populiarty of Kirby? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,456 babies born with the name Kirby in the United States. That's more than enough Kirbies to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kirby" was in 1984 with a total of 367 babies.

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kirby" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of only 153 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Kirby

The name "Kirby" is of English origin, and it means "From the village with the Church". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett is a MLB player. Kirby was born in 1961 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Kirby Dick

Kirby Dick is a director, producer, screenwriter, and editor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to present. Kirby was born in 1952 in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ybrik". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rybki". 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 Kirby born Sep 9, 2008

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Kirby

Name poster for Kirby(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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