What does Shelbi mean?
Shelbi /shel-bi/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of the name Shelbi is "willow; from the ledge estate". Shelbi is a version of Shelby (Old Norse) with the suffix -i.
How popular is Shelbi?
Shelbi is an uncommon first name for women. Shelbi is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Shelbi for girls. Shelbi entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #475 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Shelbi and affiliated names. Shelbie and Shelby (#294 in 2014) are the popular varying forms of Shelbi listed in the Top 1000. Variants like Shelbeigh are seldom used. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1992 (usage of 0.6523%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2353%, ▼63.9%), with the versions Shelbi and Shelbie becoming less stylish. Shelby (#294) is the most trendy birth name among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)