Gender: Male Meaning of Dabney: "from Aubigny" Origin of Dabney: French

Dabney Origin and Meaning

The name Dabney is a boy's name of French origin meaning "from Aubigny".

Dapper-sounding choice with old American roots (Dabney Cosby was a 19th century Virginian architect who worked with Thomas Jefferson on some of that state's most iconic buildings). Dabney Montgomery was Martin Luther King Jr's bodyguard, giving this name yet more American history depth. Dab is a sweet nickname option for this name.

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Pop Culture References for the name Dabney

Dabny, Dabnee, Dabnie


Lilly Haas Says:


I know a girl named Dabney. I'm surprised it's only for boys.