First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
On This Page

How to Pronounce Debby

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Debby?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Debby mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Debby

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Debby to us below

Wiktionary

Deborah +‎ -y

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Deborah.

Notable Persons Named Debby

Debby Ryan is an actress and singer. She has been prominent since 2006. Debby was given the name Deborah Ann Ryan on May 13th, 1993 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States.

Popularity:

Debby Boone is a pop, country, christian, country music, and christian music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1971. Debby was given the name Deborah Anne Boone on September 22nd, 1956 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. Debby is also known as Debby Boone Ferrer.

Popularity:

Debby Herbenick is an author, research scientist, educator, blogger, sex advice columnist, professor and human sexuality expert in media, co-director of the center for sexual health promotion in the school of public health-bloomington at indiana university, scientist, teacher,. Debby is also known as Sex Professor and Debra Herbenick.

Popularity:

Debby was born Debby Susanto on May 3rd, 1989 in Palembang.

Popularity:

Debby Kerner is a christian music musician.

Popularity:

Debby Bishop is an actor.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Debby in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1923 5 5 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 5 5 0
1931 7 7 0
1932 12 12 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 15 15 0
1937 10 10 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 14 14 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 14 14 0
1942 29 29 0
1943 26 26 0
1944 28 28 0
1945 36 36 0
1946 75 75 0
1947 125 125 0
1948 207 207 0
1949 203 203 0
1950 212 212 0
1951 233 233 0
1952 244 244 0
1953 277 277 0
1954 303 303 0
1955 383 383 0
1956 461 461 0
1957 662 662 0
1958 795 795 0
1959 889 889 0
1960 670 670 0
1961 589 589 0
1962 502 502 0
1963 433 433 0
1964 332 332 0
1965 262 262 0
1966 183 183 0
1967 157 157 0
1968 120 120 0
1969 107 107 0
1970 110 110 0
1971 87 87 0
1972 60 60 0
1973 64 64 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 38 38 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 38 38 0
1978 43 43 0
1979 44 44 0
1980 33 33 0
1981 35 35 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 21 21 0
1984 25 25 0
1985 21 21 0
1986 15 15 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 18 18 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 8 8 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 5 5 0
2006 8 8 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 6 6 0
2010 7 7 0
2012 13 13 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 8 8 0

Where is the name Debby popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Debby as a first name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Debby as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in West Virginia, Oregon, or Washington.

Fun Facts about the name Debby

  • How Popular is the name Debby? Debby is the 2,545th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Debby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,695 babies born with the first name Debby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Debby to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Debby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1923 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Debby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Debby is Thursday, February 20th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Debby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Debby was in 1959 with a total of 889 babies.
  • Random Debby Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Debby is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 19 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Debby: Your name in reverse order is Ybbed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ydebb. How do you pronounce that?

What Debbys Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Debby

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

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.