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Gender: F Meaning of Libby: "pledged to God" Origin of Libby: English, diminutive of Elizabeth Libby's Popularity in 2015: #995

Through all the years when Betty, Betsy, Beth, Liz, and Lizzie were the Elizabethan nicknames of choice, the bubblier Libby was set aside, but today it may be the most modern of all—it has already made a strong comeback in England and Wales, where it ranks Number 139.

Libby Holman was a colorful torch singer in the 1920s and '30s, Libby Smith was a mysterious character on Lost, and Carly Simon wrote a song titled "Libby."

Famous People Named Libby

Libby Gill, American writer
Libby Holman, American torch singer
Libby Lenton (Lisbeth Lenton), Australian swimmer
Libby Morris, Canadian comic actress
Libby Pataki, wife of New York governor George Pataki
Libby Potter, English reporter
Libby Purves, English journalist
Libby Purvis, Australian actress and writer
Libby Rees, English author
Libby Riddles, American dog musher
Libby Roderick, American singer
Libby Tanner, Australian actress
Libby Titus, American singer/songwriter
Willard Libby, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Pop Culture References for the name Libby

Libby Folfax, character from "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius"
Libby, a term used to identify Alphas or Queen Bees
Libby Chessler, character on "Sabrina the Teenage Witch"
Libby/Boltie, Ellen Page's character in the movie "Super"
Libby, from movie "Run Fatboy Run"
Can be short for Liberty
Libby Masters, from Showtime's "Masters of Sex"
Libby Shear, character from the video game Campfire tales
Libby Francis, character in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
Libby Day, main haracter in Gillian Flynn's novel "Dark Places"

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