Riby, in the Yarborough Wapentake of Lincolnshire, was originally an Old English compound Rygetun ‘the farmstead or village where rye grows’. The Old English tun ‘farm, settlement’ was replaced by Old Norse by ‘farm, settlement’.
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Kenneth Cameron, The Place-Names of Lincolnshire II. English Place-Name Society Volume LXIV/LXV (1991), pp. 249-250.