Kirby - Meaning of Kirby
[ 2 syll. kir-by, ki-rby ] The baby girl name Kirby is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced as K-ERBiy- †. Kirby's language of origin is Middle English and it is predominantly used in English. The meaning of Kirby is 'from the church village'. See Kirby for more information.
Kirby is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1984 with 0.020% of baby girls being named Kirby. It was #526 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a steep decline in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Kirby was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Though there were times from 1983 to 1986 when more girls than boys were given the name Kirby, the name is today somewhat more frequently used for boys.
† Pronunciation for Kirby: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"