English, diminutive of Elizabeth
"pledged to God"

Libby Origin and Meaning

The name Libby is a girl's name of English origin meaning "pledged to God".

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."

# 995 in the US

Libby Rank in US Top 1000

# 916 on Nameberry

Libby Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Libby Popularity

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Famous People Named Libby

  • Libby GillAmerican executive, speaker and author
  • Libby Holman (born Elizabeth Lloyd Holzman)American torch singer
  • Lisbeth Constance "Libby" TrickettAustralian swimmer
  • Libby MorrisCanadian comic actress
  • Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Patakiwife of New York governor George Pataki
  • Libby PotterEnglish reporter
  • Elizabeth Mary "Libby" PurvesEnglish radio presenter and journalist
  • Libby PurvisAustralian actress and writer
  • Libby ReesEnglish author
  • Libby RiddlesAmerican dog musher
  • Elizabeth "Libby" RoderickAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Elizabeth Mary "Libby" TannerAustralian actress
  • Elizabeth "Libby" TitusAmerican singer/songwriter
  • Libby ScheierCanadian poet
  • Elizabeth Beckman "Libby" SchaafAmerican politician
  • Elizabeth Brown "Libby" LarsenAmerican composer
  • Willard Libbywinner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Libby in Pop Culture

  • Libby Putneycharacter from "Scream Queens" also known as Chanel #5
  • Libby Folfaxcharacter from "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius"
  • Elizabeth Grace "Libby" Kennedycharacter on Australian soap "Neighbours"
  • Libby Chesslercharacter on TV's "Sabrina the Teenage Witch"
  • Libby/Boltiecharacter in the movie "Super"
  • Libbycharacter in movie "Run Fatboy Run"
  • Libby Masterscharacter on TV's"Masters of Sex"
  • Libby Shearcharacter from the video game Campfire Tales
  • Libby Francischaracter in the "St Clare" series by Enid Blyton
  • Libby Daymain character in Gillian Flynn's novel "Dark Places"
  • Libbya term used to identify Alphas or Queen Bees
  • Libby Shearcharacter from the Campfire tales games

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