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pinWhat does Kelbie mean?

Kelbie /kel-bie/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Kelbie's name origin is Old Norse, and the name Kelbie means "farm near the spring". Kelbie is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ie, of Kelby (Old Norse): place name.


Kelbie has 2 variants: Kelbey and Kellby.

Kreatif forms: Kenbie. [more]

pinHow popular is Kelbie?

Kelbie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Kelbie is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kelby is the only prominent variation form of Kelbie (not ranked). Forms like Kelbey are uncommon. Adoption of this boy name was at its most widespread in the year 1991 (usage of 0.254%) and is now much less, with Kelby becoming less trendy. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Kelbie and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kelby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kelbie and related baby names outside U.S.

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Kelbie is pronounced similarly to Colbie. Other recommended similar baby names are Kelsie, Kerbie and Welbie. Like Kelbie, these names are not commonly used.