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Meaning and name origin

Shelby \sh(el)-by\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shelby), is pronounced SHEL-bee. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Shelby is "willow; from the ledge estate". English surname used as a given name for girls and occasionally for boys.

Shelby has 7 variant forms: Shelbea, Shelbee, Shelbeigh, Shelbey, Shelbi, Shelbie and Shellby.

There is 1 masculine form of Shelby: Selby.

Suggested similar baby names are Selbey, Selby and Shelly.


Shelby is a very popular first name for females (#519 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2637 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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