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Kolby

First Name
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
252
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Kolby

"Kolby" is a name of English origin, and it means "Dark-skinned". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Name Kolby

Kolby Koloff is a contemporary worship music and contemporary christian music singing and songwriter. She plays Singer-songwriter and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2015. Kolby was given the name Kolby Alexandra Koloff on May 14th, 1996 in Kannapolis, North Carolina, U.S.

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Kolby Allard is a baseball player for the Atlanta Braves. Kolby was born on August 13th, 1997 in San Clemente, California.

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Kolby Smith is a notable person. Kolby was born on December 15th, 1984 in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Kolby LaCrone is a soccer player for the West Virginia Mountaineers, Marshall Thundering Herd, West Virginia Chaos, Cleveland City Stars, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Louisville Lightning, and Dayton Dutch Lions. Kolby was born on September 12th, 1986 in Zanesville, Ohio.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kolby

Kristian Kolby is a notable individual. Kristian was born on October 9th, 1978.

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Ole Peter Kolby is a noteworthy somebody. Ole was born on October 24th, 1939.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1972 12 0 12
1973 15 0 15
1974 20 0 20
1975 18 0 18
1976 20 0 20
1977 19 0 19
1978 27 6 21
1979 31 7 24
1980 35 0 35
1981 20 0 20
1982 50 0 50
1983 56 5 51
1984 70 20 50
1985 110 20 90
1986 105 22 83
1987 129 17 112
1988 127 19 108
1989 147 28 119
1990 181 26 155
1991 228 23 205
1992 248 36 212
1993 223 32 191
1994 247 32 215
1995 300 33 267
1996 284 40 244
1997 301 27 274
1998 399 38 361
1999 459 52 407
2000 451 55 396
2001 781 42 739
2002 720 44 676
2003 572 29 543
2004 527 30 497
2005 404 17 387
2006 357 16 341
2007 401 23 378
2008 438 38 400
2009 402 31 371
2010 375 32 343
2011 360 35 325
2012 303 18 285
2013 351 47 304
2014 347 50 297
2015 305 35 270

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Popularity of Kolby as a first name

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Popularity of Kolby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kolby U.S.
  White 90.87% 64.26%
  African American 2.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kolby

People with the last name Kolby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kolby

  • How Popular is the name Kolby? Kolby is the 2,298th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kolby was the 76,275th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kolby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,985 babies born with the first name Kolby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kolby to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kolby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kolby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kolby is Wednesday, December 5th, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Kolby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kolby was in 2001 with a total of 739 babies.
  • Random Kolby Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kolby is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Kolby: Your name in reverse order is Yblok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bolky. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kolby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 252 people with the last name Kolby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kolby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kolby as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Kolby mean?

Kis for knowledge, an avid learner

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Bis for busy, your never idle life.

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

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  • 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.