Wilby Family History
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Wilby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the places called Wilby, in Suffolk, Norfolk, and Northamptonshire. The first is probably named from an Old English wilig ‘willow’ + Old English beag ‘circle’; the second has the same first element + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’ or Old English beag, and the last is named with the Old English or Old Scandinavian personal name Villi + býr.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Welby, Kilby, Wisby, Filby, Bilby, Milby, Willey, Lilly, Iley, Colby