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What does the name "Kirby" mean?

Kirby (English): From the village with the Church

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.

K is for kid, the child within.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ybrik". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rbyik". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kirby" is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of only 246 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kirby

Kirby Puckett

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


Kirby Dick

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


Past life for Kirby born Nov 2, 2004

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 Italy approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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