[ 2 syll. lib-by, li-bby ] The baby girl name Libby is pronounced as LIHB-iy- †. Libby is used chiefly in the English and Hebrew languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Libby is a diminutive form of the name Elizabeth (English, Greek, and Hebrew).
Libby is a classic favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for girls, though it was in more widespread use before. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2010, 0.018% of baby girls were given the name Libby. It ranked at #798 then. In 2012, its usage was 0.015% and its ranking #915. Out of the group of girl names directly linked to Libby, Elizabeth was the most popular. In 2012, it was used 34 times more than Libby.
Baby names that sound like Libby include Libbi (English), Labey, Labi, Labie, Laby, Lavi, Leafee, Leafey, Leafi, Leafie, Leafy, Leeba, Lefu, Levi, Levie, Liba, Libbie (English), Libi (English, Hebrew, and Yiddish), Lieve (Dutch), and Livanne.
† Pronunciation for Libby: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"