Carby Family History
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Carby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Careby in Lincolnshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Kári + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’. Swedish and Danish: habitational name from places in Sweden and Denmark named Karby, from karl ‘(free)man’ + býr ‘village’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gerbig.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Carey, Darby, Corby, Canby, Saxby, Norby, Kirby, Harty, Carbo, Cardy