Debby name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Debby d(eb)-by
Meaning: Bee
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What does Debby mean?

Trendy Debby came from Hebrew language bestowed upon girls used predominantly in Danish, English, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish, meaning of Debby is "Bee". Debby is variant form of biblical and eminent Deborah.

Meaning of Deborah is Queen Bee and Hebrew is originated from Hebrew.

How do I pronounce Debby?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Debby as d(eb)-by.

Variants of Debby

Deborah, Debara, Debbie, Debarah

How popular is the name Debby?

a popular name in United States having over 9696 recievers in 88 years of usage. At the peak of its usage in 1959, 889 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 309th position.

Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 9 times Debby is an uncommon baby name in France where it may not be used now as it was last seen in 1999.

It had a short run of 9 years on Belgium girl names chart. Over 106 people have been named Debby in Belgium.

Debby is a rare baby name in England and Wales and may not be used now as it was last seen in 2000.

But Debby is a popular baby name in Indonesia where every 1 in 20000 have the name. At least, 70000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Debby in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Debby

Perhaps it's because you are so kind it makes selfish and evil people sick. You often get involved with people who have a hard time to express how they actually feel. All you care about is your satisfaction. People always look for comfort in your world. Relationships make you feel trapped. Not everyone takes you seriously because of your kind heart and the way you approach and talk to people.

Do you like Debby? Other names you would love

  •  Arielle - Meaning of Arielle is Lion of God is used normally as a gender insensitive name which is prevalently used in Danish and Swedish is of Hebrew origin. On the list of baby girl names, pleasing Arielle elevated to 321st position in 2018 in United States
  •  Lexie - Acclaimed and Ever lasting unisex name Lexie means "He Who Wards Off (Other) Men, Defender of Mankind or Defending Men". Its origin is in Old Greek is used substantially in Tamil, Norwegian and English
  •  Bennie - Trendy and Venerable unisex name Bennie has its origin in Latin and Hebrew, Bennie means "Son of the South, Son or Son of the Right Hand" is principally used in Danish and English
  •  Lindy - Customary and All time favorite unisex name Lindy means "Sweet, Tender Beauty or From the Linden Tree Hill" majorly used in Norwegian, English and Finnish came from Germanic and German
  •  Lenora - Of Old Provençal and Old Greek origin, Well-Liked and All time favorite Lenora bestowed upon both genders, used substantially in Spanish and Russian, Lenora means "Like a Lion or Sun Ray"

Sibling Names for Debby

If you're thinking of naming your baby girl Debby, you might be looking for some inspiration for her siblings' names. Whether you're after a classic or modern name, here are some ideas to help you find the perfect sibling names to complement your new bundle of joy.

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Famous people named Debby

  • Debby Carlson, former Liberal MLA in Alberta
  • Debby Reynolds, CB served as the Chief Veterinary Officer of the United Kingdom
  • Debby Boone, American singer, author, and actress
  • Debby Wurzburger, former competitive swimmer
  • Debby Kerner & Ernie Rettino, musical artist
  • Debby Shively in Lethal Weapon as Miscellaneous Crew
  • Debby Handolescu in Paper Towns as Actress
  • Debby Constantino in Washoe Club and Chollar Mine as
  • Debby Bishop in Sid and Nancy as Actress
  • Debby Romano in What I Like About You as Casting Director
  • Debby Cumming in Every Picture Tells a Story as Actress
  • Debby Lynn Ross in Titanic as Stunts
  • Debby Gaudet in God's Not Dead as Actress
  • Debby Gerber in My American Muse as Actress
  • Debby Adelman in short Lady Fishbourne's Complete Guide to Better Table Manners as Actress


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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