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ˈlɪb ilib·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Libby, Willard Frank Libbynoun

    United States chemist who developed a method of radiocarbon dating (1908-1980)


  1. Libbynoun

    A diminutive of the female given name Elizabeth.


  1. libby

    Libby is typically a female name which originated from the name Elizabeth. It is of an English origin and means "pledged to God". However, Libby could also refer to several places in the U.S. such as Libby, Montana. Additionally, it is the name of various businesses and organizations, like Libby's, a U.S.-based food company. The exact definition or reference could vary based on context.


  1. Libby

    Libby is a fictional character on the ABC drama television series Lost, which chronicles the lives of over forty people after their plane crashes on a remote island somewhere in the South Pacific. She is played by American actress Cynthia Watros. The character is first introduced as a member of the tail section survivors in the second season episode "Everybody Hates Hugo", together with Bernard, and she ends her role as a "living character" in the episode "?". Reception towards the character is generally positive, especially after her death, although controversy exists due to a traffic violation by the actress that plays her. While no surname was given for the character in the show, a clip reel of deceased characters at Comic-Con 2009 presented her full name as "Elizabeth Smith". Libby appeared in twenty-three episodes, twenty of them in the second season, one in the fourth, and one in season six in "Everybody Loves Hugo". As of the end of the third season, she is the only main character not to have a centric episode that details her past, though a flashback at the end of the episode "Dave" focuses on her. She was supposed to have returned during the third season, but did not make an appearance. Her first appearance after the second season was in the fourth season episode, "Meet Kevin Johnson".

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LIBBY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Libby is ranked #3360 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Libby surname appeared 10,631 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Libby.

    94.4% or 10,039 total occurrences were White.
    1.7% or 182 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 157 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 96 total occurrences were Black.
    0.8% or 89 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 68 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Libby in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Libby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Libby in a Sentence

  1. Libby Armintrout:

    It’s obvious that the Facebook CEO shares this high regard for his mom. During the town hall meeting with the prime minister of India in 2015, one of the topics he asked the prime minister about was about his mother. And it turns out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did n’t look too far from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mom in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg choice of spouse, whom Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married in 2012. Like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, wife Priscilla Chan is an understated physician who shuns the spotlight. Related : From Under the Hoodie : 5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Mark Zuckerberg When talking about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, Microsoft founder Mary Maxell Gates, currently the richest man in the world, with an estimated worth $ 76.7 billion, has often spoken about a letter she wrote to his then-fianc Melinda the day before their wedding. From those to whom much is given, much is expected, her letter read. Mary Maxell Gates, a long-time philanthropist, died six months later at the age of 64 of breast cancer. Mary Maxell Gates kept Mary Maxell Gates mother’s letter, and Mary Maxell Gates swift foray into the world of philanthropy, establishing The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation with the help of Mary Maxell Gates father, Bill Sr., has been due to the influence of Mary Maxell Gates mother, a formidable business mind in her own right. Mary was a top student at her high school and in college, where she met her husband, a lawyer. They had three children. She threw herself into volunteering and served on the boards of numerous prominent organizations, including the United Way, where she first served as the county chair and, later, the first female national chair. She convinced her son, who was CEO of Microsoft at the time, to start the Employees Giving Campaign at Microsoft to benefit the United Way and other charities. ( He later join the board.) The considerable list of boards she served on is impressive, and when she was appointed to the board of regents of University of Washington in 1975, she spearheaded the move to divest the university’s holding in apartheid South Africa. According to her daughter, Libby Armintrout, Libby Armintrout was an extremely engaged parent and had high expectations of all Libby Armintrout children. Not just grades and that sort of thing, but how we behaved in public, how we would be socially.

  2. Dick Cheney:

    I did everything I could [ to convince Bush to pardon him ]. Without question, Scooter Libby was the most tense element of the relationship between Dick Cheney and Vice President Mike Pence.The President, i still want to see a pardon, that's the only thing that I think is justified by the circumstances... It's a travesty. ...

  3. Donald Trump:

    I don't know Mr. Scooter Libby, but for years I have heard that Scooter Libby has been treated unfairly. Hopefully, this full pardon will help rectify a very sad portion of Scooter Libby life.

  4. Becky Patty:

    I have seen where he did comment on Libby's page, i know for a fact that this ‘Anthony_Shots’ account did have contact with Libby.

  5. Cesar Conde:

    The appointments of Rebecca, Libby and Janelle provide a powerful foundation for the News Group as it continues to grow its leadership position.

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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    A nasty
    B suspicious
    C witless
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