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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1882 6 0 6
1883 8 0 8
1885 14 0 14
1886 10 0 10
1887 7 0 7
1888 6 0 6
1890 12 0 12
1891 7 0 7
1892 10 0 10
1893 9 0 9
1894 8 0 8
1895 8 0 8
1896 10 0 10
1897 13 0 13
1898 9 0 9
1899 7 0 7
1900 13 0 13
1901 8 0 8
1902 8 0 8
1903 5 0 5
1904 7 0 7
1905 8 0 8
1906 5 0 5
1907 12 0 12
1908 9 0 9
1909 13 0 13
1910 13 0 13
1911 18 0 18
1912 25 0 25
1913 30 0 30
1914 38 0 38
1915 59 0 59
1916 55 0 55
1917 67 8 59
1918 52 0 52
1919 54 0 54
1920 60 0 60
1921 58 0 58
1922 62 0 62
1923 67 6 61
1924 71 0 71
1925 53 5 48
1926 77 0 77
1927 52 0 52
1928 59 0 59
1929 71 0 71
1930 67 0 67
1931 50 0 50
1932 70 6 64
1933 68 9 59
1934 74 0 74
1935 68 0 68
1936 82 0 82
1937 97 0 97
1938 74 0 74
1939 96 0 96
1940 114 12 102
1941 126 6 120
1942 142 6 136
1943 148 9 139
1944 118 8 110
1945 115 9 106
1946 210 18 192
1947 222 13 209
1948 207 9 198
1949 208 11 197
1950 235 10 225
1951 252 5 247
1952 280 14 266
1953 297 10 287
1954 333 7 326
1955 276 5 271
1956 354 11 343
1957 377 20 357
1958 357 15 342
1959 368 25 343
1960 360 14 346
1961 302 12 290
1962 288 12 276
1963 264 10 254
1964 241 13 228
1965 226 12 214
1966 198 11 187
1967 204 12 192
1968 196 5 191
1969 180 7 173
1970 158 9 149
1971 299 9 290
1972 281 16 265
1973 160 9 151
1974 153 7 146
1975 152 7 145
1976 126 7 119
1977 139 10 129
1978 99 11 88
1979 107 0 107
1980 111 6 105
1981 119 8 111
1982 85 8 77
1983 378 232 146
1984 509 367 142
1985 352 225 127
1986 291 161 130
1987 269 152 117
1988 338 152 186
1989 349 153 196
1990 329 162 167
1991 320 143 177
1992 342 148 194
1993 316 143 173
1994 251 115 136
1995 226 97 129
1996 246 115 131
1997 180 65 115
1998 169 69 100
1999 142 56 86
2000 122 49 73
2001 123 41 82
2002 92 28 64
2003 81 27 54
2004 83 23 60
2005 72 22 50
2006 75 22 53
2007 83 20 63
2008 66 17 49
2009 72 25 47
2010 74 24 50
2011 76 25 51
2012 77 30 47
2013 71 27 44
2014 71 31 40

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 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kirby" is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 320 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kirby popular?

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 gulf coast area? 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 kid, the child within.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

B is for busy, your never idle life.

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 "Iybrk". 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 7, 1958

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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