Last name: KILBY

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KILBY : This last name is indexed 23,193 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KILBY : English: habitational name from Kilby in Leicestershire. The placename derives from Old English cild ‘child’ (genitive plural cilda) + Old Norse bȳ ‘farmstead village’ with change of initial Ch- to K- due to Scandinavian influence. There may have been some confusion with Kelby.

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