Colby: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Colby

Colby

Pronunciation: KOHL-bee (key)

Origin of the name Colby:

Transferred use of the English surname, which is of Scandinavian origin and has the definition “from Colby, from Kol’s settlement.” It is derived from the Old Norse elements kol (coal-black) and byr (settlement). Var: Colbey, Coleby.

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Related Names:

Cole, Kolbe, Kolby

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My twin brothers name is Colby. Our parents didn't know the genders of us so they picked unisex names (they got two boys).

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Colby Rasmus is a Major League baseball player for the St. Louis Cardinals

Colby Armstrong, Canadian-born NHL player, plays for the Montreal Canadiens. Former teams include Toronto Maple Leafs, Atlanta Thrashers, and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Colby Lewis is Major League Baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers.

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Special Agent Colby Granger, character on Numb3rs

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