Carby Family History
Carby Name Meaning
English (Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire): habitational name from Careby in Lincolnshire which is named with the Old English personal name Kári + bȳ ‘farmstead village’. Swedish and Danish: habitational name from any of the places in Sweden and Denmark named Karby from karl ‘(free)man’ + býr ‘village’. Possibly an Americanized form of German Gerbig .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022