Meaning and Name Origin
Kelbie \k(e)-lbie, kel-bie\ as a boys' name. Kelbie's name origin is Old Norse, and the name Kelbie means "farm near the spring". Kelbie is a variation of Kelby (Old Norse): place name. Rarely used as a baby name.
Kelbie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Kelbie is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kelbie and associated names. The only prominent variation form of Kelbie (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 is Kelby. Adoption of this boy name was at its most widespread in the year 1991 and is now much less, with the version Kelby becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)