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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kerby

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Wiktionary

kerb +‎ -y

  1. (Britain) A children's ball game played in the street, the aim being to throw the ball against the opposite kerb and catch it on the rebound.

Notable Persons Named Kerby

Kerby Rychel is a hockey player for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League. He has had major accomplishments since 2014. Kerby was born on October 7th, 1994 in Torrance, California.

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Kerby Raymundo is a basketball player for the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, Barako Bull Energy Boosters (2000–11), Star Hotshots, and Meralco Bolts in the Philippine Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2015. Kerby was born on January 19th, 1981 in Orion, Bataan.

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Kerby was born in New York.

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Kerby Farrell was a baseball player. Kerby was born on September 3rd, 1913 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He left this life on December 17th, 1975.

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He breathed his last breath in 1546.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kerby

Bill Kerby is a screenwriter. Bill was born in United States. Bill is also known as Kent State University.

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William was born on February 20th, 1870 in Lawler, Iowa. He passed away on July 27th, 1936.

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He breathed his last breath in 1546.

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James Haden Kerby was a Secretary of State of Arizona. James was born on April 30th, 1881 in Huntsville, Missouri. He breathed his last breath on September 11th, 1957.

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Jordan was born on August 15th, 1992.

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Henry was born on December 11th, 1914. He passed away on January 4th, 1971.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 10 0 10
1945 7 0 7
1947 7 0 7
1949 7 0 7
1950 8 0 8
1951 9 0 9
1952 6 0 6
1953 12 0 12
1954 10 0 10
1955 14 0 14
1956 18 0 18
1957 16 0 16
1958 18 0 18
1959 18 0 18
1960 17 0 17
1961 27 0 27
1962 17 0 17
1963 17 0 17
1964 14 0 14
1965 16 0 16
1966 13 0 13
1967 21 0 21
1968 18 0 18
1969 12 0 12
1970 10 0 10
1971 22 0 22
1972 25 0 25
1973 18 0 18
1974 13 0 13
1975 15 0 15
1976 14 0 14
1977 12 0 12
1978 9 0 9
1979 9 0 9
1980 11 0 11
1982 19 0 19
1983 31 12 19
1984 32 21 11
1985 25 11 14
1986 28 9 19
1987 11 0 11
1988 25 9 16
1989 20 6 14
1990 25 8 17
1991 22 8 14
1992 22 11 11
1993 20 0 20
1994 18 5 13
1995 17 5 12
1996 23 9 14
1997 18 8 10
1998 11 0 11
1999 11 0 11
2000 10 0 10
2001 12 0 12
2002 9 0 9
2003 12 0 12
2004 9 0 9
2005 9 0 9
2006 10 0 10
2007 8 0 8
2009 9 0 9
2010 6 0 6
2012 6 0 6
2013 6 0 6
2015 5 0 5
2017 5 0 5

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Popularity of Kerby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kerby U.S.
  White 90.24% 64.26%
  African American 4.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kerby

People with the last name Kerby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kerby

  • How Popular is the name Kerby? Kerby is the 10,677th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kerby was the 7,643rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kerby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 984 babies born with the first name Kerby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kerby to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kerby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Kerby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kerby is Tuesday, February 16th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Kerby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kerby was in 1961 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Kerby Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kerby is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Kerby: Your name in reverse order is Ybrek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekryb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kerby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,345 people with the last name Kerby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kerby? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Kerby as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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