Dalby Family History
Dalby Name Meaning
Norwegian Danish and northern English: habitational name from any of various places called Dalby named with Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ + bȳ ‘farm settlement’. The English surname is common in Yorkshire where it derives mainly from Dalby in North Yorkshire but similarly named places in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire are also possible sources. In Norway it is common as a farm name. See also Dahlby .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press