Libby - girls name

Libby name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Libby name meaning:

The name Libby is a diminutive of the name Elizabeth, which has its roots in Hebrew. The name Elizabeth means "my God is an oath" or "my God is abundance." Libby, therefore, can be seen as a shortened version or a nickname for Elizabeth. The name Libby has gained popularity as a standalone name in recent years, often given to girls as a variant of Elizabeth.

People with the name Libby are often associated with qualities such as loyalty, intelligence, and determination. They have a strong sense of self and are not easily swayed by others' opinions. Libby's tend to be natural leaders, inspiring those around them with their determination and passion. They are also known for their creativity and ability to think outside the box. Libby's are often driven by a desire to make a difference in the world and have a deep sense of justice and fairness.

Overall, the name Libby carries a sense of strength, intelligence, and determination. Those with the name often embody these qualities and are admired for their uniqueness and individuality.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Elizabeth. God's oath.

Related names

Elizabeth , Ailish , Alzbeta, Annalisa, Anneliese , Bess , Bessie , Bessy, Bethan , Betsey, Betsy , Bette , Bettina, Bettine, Betty , Elise , Eliza , Elizabetta, Elsa , Elsie , Elspeth , Elyza , Erihapeti, Ibbie, Ibby, Ilse, Isabeau , Isabela , Isabelle , Isahel, Isahella, Isahelle, Isohel, Izabel , Libba, Libby , Liesel, Liesl, Lisbet, Lisbeth, Lise, Lissette, Liz , Lizbeth, Lizette, Lizzie , Lizzy , Tetty, Tibby, Yelizaveta

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Overall UK ranking: 328 out of 5581

145 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (174)

Historical popularity of Libby

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