What does Shelbie mean?
Shelbie /shel-bie/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Shelbie) is of Old Norse origin, and Shelbie means "willow; from the ledge estate". Shelbie is an alternate spelling of Shelby (Old Norse) with the suffix -ie.
How popular is Shelbie?
Shelbie is an unusual first name for women. Shelbie is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Shelbie for girls. Shelbie was first listed in 1991 and reached its highest rank of #529 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Shelbie listed in the Top 1000 are Shelby (#294 2 years ago) and Shelbi. Adoption of these forms of Shelbie reached its highest in the year 1992 (usage of 0.6523%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2353%, ▼63.9%). Shelby is a perennial favorite, while Shelbi and Shelbie are now less common. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Shelbie and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)