Roxby, in the West Riding of Lindsey in Lincolnshire, comes from the Old Norse male name Hrókr and the Old Norse element by ‘farmstead, a village’.
Roxby is a joint parish with Risby.
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Kenneth Cameron, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-Names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (1998), p. 103.