Welby name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Welby mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Welby

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for lucky, who is more?

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Welby

Notable Persons Named Welby


Welby was born on August 3rd, 1832. He died on October 30th, 1915.

Welby Van Horn

Welby Van Horn was a tennis player. Welby was born on September 8th, 1920 in Los Angeles. He died on September 17th, 2014.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Welby

Notable Persons With the Last Name Welby

Justin Welby

He holds the title Justin Welby's voice. He has been prominent since 2013. Justin was born on January 6th, 1956.

Sian Welby

Sian Welby is a tv presenter and columnist. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Sian was given the name Sian Louise Welby on September 3rd, 1986 in Nottinghamshire, England.

Piergiorgio Welby

Piergiorgio was born on December 26th, 1945. He passed away on December 20th, 2006.


Welby was born on August 3rd, 1832. He died on October 30th, 1915.

Alfredo Welby

Alfredo Welby was a soccer player for the A.S. Roma, A.S.D. Reggio Calabria, Cosenza Calcio 1914, and M.A.T.E.R. Alfredo was born on December 16th, 1910 in Rome. He left this life on July 14th, 1998.

Sir William Earle, 1st Baronet Welby

William was born in 1734. He left this life on November 6th, 1815.


Common last names for Welby

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Welby U.S.
  White 92.51% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Welby

People with the last name Welby are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Welby

  • How Popular is the name Welby? Welby is the 20,003rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Welby was the 45,740th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Welby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 372 babies born with the first name Welby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Welby to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Welby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Welby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Welby is Wednesday, September 13th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Welby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Welby was in 1921 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Welby Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Welby is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Welby: The name spelled backwards is Yblew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ywebl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Welby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 467 people with the last name Welby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Welby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Welby as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Welby name meaning

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