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Etymology

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From Old English æppel and Old Norse býr (farm, town), from the root of the verb Old Norse búa (to dwell).

Proper noun

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Appleby (countable and uncountable, plural Applebys)

  1. A place name.
    1. The historical county town of Westmorland, UK, now named Appleby-in-Westmorland (except for the railway station).
    2. A village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire district, Lincolnshire, England (OS grid ref SE9514). [1]
    3. A locality in Tasman District, South Island, New Zealand.
    4. A suburb of Invercargill, New Zealand. [2]
    5. An unincorporated community in Codington County, South Dakota, United States.
    6. A small city in Nacogdoches County, Texas, United States.
    7. A community of Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
  2. A surname derived from the English place name.

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Statistics

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Appleby is the 6161st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 5556 individuals. Appleby is most common among White (88.41%) individuals.

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