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  1. Kirbynoun

    An English placename.

  2. Kirbynoun

    originally for a person from Kirby.

  3. Kirbynoun

    transferred from the surname.

  4. Etymology: Originally Kirkby from


  1. Kirby

    Kirby is the main protagonist of Nintendo's Kirby video game series created by Masahiro Sakurai at HAL Laboratory. The Kirby series is one of Nintendo's many well-known game franchises, spanning nearly twenty games since 1992. His first appearance took place in the 1992 video game Kirby's Dream Land, where he was portrayed by a two-dimensional sprite; since Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards for the Nintendo 64, he has made several appearances in 3-D. He has been featured in other video games from Nintendo, on Nintendo's merchandising, on comic books, and even on a television show. Kirby also appears in the Super Smash Bros. series. Kirby is described in his games as a small pink puff ball, who is a citizen of Dream Land on the planet Pop Star. In the main game, he almost always has the same abilities; he can walk, run, jump, float, slide, and inhale, spit out, or devour his enemies. Kirby often journeys across the planet Pop Star, defeating antagonistic forces such as the greedy King Dedede or the evil Dark Matter. On other occasions, he encounters the enigmatic Meta Knight. To defeat his foes, he uses his signature ability of inhaling large objects and spitting them out with great force. From Kirby's Adventure onward, Kirby was able to gain the abilities of the enemies he swallowed, better known as his Copy Abilities. In several games in the series, he obtains a mystical weapon during the climax of the battle against his enemy; this weapon is usually required to defeat the final boss.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. KIRBY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Kirby is ranked #633 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Kirby surname appeared 53,767 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 18 would have the surname Kirby.

    85.9% or 46,186 total occurrences were White.
    9.1% or 4,925 total occurrences were Black.
    1.9% or 1,038 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 957 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 392 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 269 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kirby in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kirby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Kirby in a Sentence

  1. John Kirby:

    If I had posted something about John Kirby like this on social media, Secretary Kerry would have -- rightly -- been incensed. I might even have been fired, my account -- which is a personal account, where I say my personal take on anything from government-related to news-related topics -- is my specific point of view. But it is also consistent with our policy of pointing out the Iranian regime's excesses and misrepresentations and malign activities.

  2. John McCain:

    John McCain said. Last weekend, the Obama administration sent six Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay for resettlement as refugees as part of Guantanamo Bay plan to depopulate the camp prior to its closure. Four of the former detainees -- Ahmed Adnan Ahjam, Ali Hussain Shaabaan, Omar Mahmoud Faraj, and Jihad Diyab -- are Syrian nationals, while Abdul Bin Mohammed Abis Ourgy is Tunisian, and Mohammed Tahanmatan is Palestinian, according to Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby. RELATED : GOP congressman : We' ought to rethink' Gitmo transfer policy I just don't think that is trustworthy, i am very concerned.

  3. Michael Kirby:

    Michael Kirby father said various things about Michael Kirby testimony.

  4. Gayle King:

    I never thought he was going to hit me, after, Oprah and my kids Kirby and Will called me to ask if I was okay because it looked scary. But I was never worried he was going to hurt me.

  5. John Kirby:

    Secretary( John Kirby) Kerry used to say that there should be nothing foreign to the American people about foreign policy.

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