Name: Colby

Origin and Meaning of the Name Colby

  • Meaning:
    Coalworker; coal village
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  • Pronunciation:
    (KOLL bee); (KOLE bee)
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    Itself (Colby)
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Miscellaneous Info for Colby

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Colby is perhaps best known for being the name of a type of cheese, first made in Colby, Wisconsin. It is also the name of small liberal-arts college in the U.S.

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