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Gender: Female Meaning of Tibby: "pledged to God" Origin of Tibby: Diminutive of Elizabeth

The name Tibby is a girl's name meaning "pledged to God". Tibby and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Elizabeth and discussed in our forums with posts like "Long, Preppy Generation CAF with Namebanks".

From the experts:

Cute and unusual as a nickname, but lacking the legs to stand on its own.

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Famous People Named Tibby

Zuri Tibby, American model

Pop Culture References for the name Tibby

Tabitha Anastasia "Tibby" Tomko-Rollins, character in the book The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Tibby, character in 1947 film noir "The Red House"
Sibley "Tibby" Sweetland, character in play "The Farmer's Wife" by Eden Philpotts
Medieval pet form of Isabel (also Tib or Tibb)

Tibbey, Tibbee, Tibbi, Tibbie


Impwood Says:


It doesn't come very easily to Elizabeth. I prefer Tibby for Tabitha.

Essa Says:


This is growing on me, both as a nickname for Elizabeth and also for Tabitha.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I actually really like this. Sort of strange, since I hate Libby.

ThistleThorn Says:


Tibby Rollins from Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants's real name was Tabitha.