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Origin: Teutonic
Meaning: Residence Name

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Kirby

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Kirby in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Kirby:

  • Records indicate that 12,773 boys in the United States have been named Kirby since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1957, when 356 people in the U.S. were given the name Kirby. Those people are now 63 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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      4 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Kirby and it's a very unique name. My name starts a lot of conversations and gets me a lot of attention in more public gatherings like clubs. However a lot of people make jokes about it and misspell it a lot." Mar. 3, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Kirbee. I love it because it is different. She has never met another person with her name. The only thing she doesn't like is she is sometimes called "Furby"." Dec. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's my last name but it is what everyone calls me. Restaurants do try and spell it wrong." Jan. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just named my baby boy Kirby and everyone loves it! I have meet more little girls with the name though, I heard a female character on Dynasty shared this name." Aug. 10, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      5 Neutral Comments

  • "Luckily I am not called Kirby. Listening to that clown 🤡 Carlton Kirby has put me of the name for life." Oct. 12, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Kirby and live in a retirement community where pickleball is very popular. 4 people play at a time and first name introductions r given at the start of the match. During the game, the seniors, forgetting my name, ( and the score)will call me Herb, Chubby, Kurt, Curlee,and Koby." Mar. 28, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Kirby, named after my great grandfather, Kirby. My father works with a guy named Kirby. Great guy." Mar. 26, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a girl and my name is Kirby. I am named after the butchers daughter KIrby out of Dynasty." Sep. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband's name is Kirby. People try to call him Herby, Kurt, Kirk etc... They often spell it "Curby" if they even get that close. The correct spelling is "Kirby"." Sep. 15, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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