Colby Name Meaning & Origin
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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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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).
My brother's name is Colby, I think it is a fairly unique name and it's not very common in England; none of us have come across another Colby yet.
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