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Shelbie (girl)

What does Shelbie mean?

Shelbie Pronunciation of 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).

Associated with: norse, willow (tree).


Shelbie has 6 variants: Shelbea, Shelbee, Shelbeigh, Shelbey, Shelbi and Shellby.

Creative forms:
(female) Shabie, Shalbie, ..

(male) Shelin, Shelis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shelbie Yareli (S.Y.), ..

How popular is Shelbie?

Shelbie is an unusual first name for women. Shelbie is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shelbie was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #529 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shelbie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shelbie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Shelbie listed in the Top 2000 are Shelby (#299 the previous year), Shelbi and Shelbey. Usage of these forms of Shelbie reached its highest in the year 1991 (usage of 0.7%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1%, 91%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shelbie, Shelbey, Shelbi, Shelby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shelby outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anelie, Chelcie, Chelie, Chellie, Chellsie (see Chelsea), Chelsie, Cherie, Cherrie, Cheslie, Chesnie, Delie, Haelie, Kelcie, Kelpie, Kelsie, Neelie, Nellie, Phillie, Phyllie, Scherie, Seelia, Seelie, Selbea (see Selby), Selbee, Selbey, Selbie, Selby, Selene, Selie, Seline, Shalaine, Shalee, Shalia, Shalise, Shalome, Shandie, Shanie, Sharie, Sharlie, Shaunie, Shawnie, Sheba, Sheilia, Shela, Shelia, Shelisa, Shell, Shella, Shelle, Shellee, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Shelom, Sherai, Sheraie (see Sherry), Sherese, Sheri, Sheria, Sherie, Sherine, Sherise, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherrie, Sheryle, Shevone, Sholome, Silvie, Stelle, Sylvie, Thobie (see Toby), Trilbie and Zelie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shelbie.

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