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What does Shelbey mean?

Shelbey Pronunciation of Shelbey [shel-bey] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Shelbey) is of Old English and Latin origin, and Shelbey means "manor village; willow; from the ledge estate". Shelbey is a version of Selby (Old English): place name. Shelbey is also a variation of Shelby (Latin): author Shelby Foote.

Associated with: old english, willow (tree), estate (home).


Shelbey has 1 variant: Shelbie.

1 more different relation via Selby, Shelby: Selbey.

Creative forms:
(male) Shelber, Shelney, ..

(female) Shelba, Shelse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shelbey Dario (S.D.), ..

How popular is Shelbey?

Shelbey is an uncommon given name for males. Shelbey is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Shelby is the only prominent variation form of Shelbey (not ranked). Other variants, like Selbey, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Shelbey reached its apex in 1991. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shelby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Asheley (see Ashley), Chalney (see Chaney), Cheney, Chesley, Chesney, Colbey, Denbey, Derbey, Gilbey, Gillbey (see Gilby), Keeley, Kelbey, Kelley, Kelsey, Kerbey (see Kirby), Sealey, Seeley, Seely, Seelye, Selden, Sergey, Shandey (see Shandy), Shanley, Shawney, Shefer, Shelden, Sheldin, Sheldon, Shelley, Shelly, Shelomi, Shelomo, Shelton, Sheplea (see Shepley), Shepley, Shepply (see Shepley), Shereef, Sherwen, Shipley, Skelly, Smedley, Sorley, Steben, Stepney, Sulley, Sweeney, Thobey, Welbey (see Welby), Wellbey (see Welby) and Whitbey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shelbey.

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