coast. The place dates back to the
. By 1115, the place name had evolved to Orreby and literally meant "farmstead or village of a man called Orri," derived from the Old Scandanavian perosnal name + by.
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of this family name include: Orby, Orbie, Orbee, Orreby, Orrebey, Orrebie and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Orrebey who settled in Massachusetts in 1720.