Darby Surname Origin
A corruption of Derby, a shire of England, so called from doire, a forest, a woody, hilly country abounding in deer; or it may be Deerby, the town of deer.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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