Risby Family History
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Risby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Lincolnshire, Suffolk, and East Yorkshire, so named from Old Norse hrís ‘brushwood’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rigby, Frisby, Wisby, Rigsby, Irby, Ormsby, Mosby, Rise, Bigby, Raby