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Colby Genealogy & History

Colby is an English locational surname from the towns of Colby in Norfolk and Westmorland and Coleby in Lincolnshire. These villages, in turn, took their names in the first part from the Old Norse given name Koli, meaning dark or swarthy, a derivative of kol, meaning coal, and in the second part from byr, meaning settlement. Colby family history starts in 1192, when Ralph de Colebi was recorded in the Early Yorkshire Charters. Colby genealogy includes New Hampshire Governor Anthony Colby and CIA Director William Colby.

Colby Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Derell Colby-- --, 1932August 21,2001FL
Bailey Colby-- --, 1887July ,1974ME
C Howard Colby-- --, 1919May 22,1998NH
D Claire Colby-- --, 1926January 28,1998MA

Colby Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Barry Colby-- --, 1921July 7,1996South Yarmouth,MA
Fannie Colby-- --, 1888February ,1968Gardiner,ME
G Dorothy Colby-- --, 1915May 14,2005Boonville,NY
H Curtis Colby-- --, 1921April 23,1993Eatontown,NJ

Colby Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Christopher ColbyBecky HensonOctober 15,2000Young, TX
David ColbySarah PerezDecember 30,2000Travis, TX
Faulder ColbySusan WoodarOctober 13,1979Wake, NC
Guy ColbyMichele ZirkleDecember 16,2000Denton, TX

Most Common Surnames After Colby

2422nd: Irving2423rd: Mabry
2424th: Severson2425th: Gann
2426th: McNair2427th: Bolin
2428th: Martino2429th: Bull
2430th: Estep2431st: Levesque

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