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What does Shelbie mean?

Shelbie Pronunciation of Shelbie [shel-bie] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Shelbie) is of Old English and Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Shelbie is "manor village; willow; from the ledge estate". Shelbie is an alternate form of Selby (Old English): place name. Shelbie is also a variation of Shelby (Latin): author Shelby Foote.

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


Shelbie has 1 variant: Shelbey.

1 more different relation via Selby, Shelby: Selbey.

Creative forms:
(male) Sheabie, Shlobie, ..

(female) Shele, Shelse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shelbie Elvis (S.E.), ..

How popular is Shelbie?

Shelbie is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Shelbie is an equivalently unusual 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 related form of Shelbie (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Shelbie reached its apex 2 decades ago (#427). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Albie, Ashelie, Cheslie, Chesnie, Chessie, Colbie, Derbie, Ghillie, Gillbie (see Gilby), Herbie, Keelie, Kelbie, Kelsie, Kerbie, Seelye, Selig, Selim, Selwin, Shawnie, Shelden, Sheldin, Sheldon, Shelley, Shelly, Shelomi, Shelomo, Shelton, Sherif, Sherwin, Shuggie, Sollie, Somerbie (see Somerby), Stevie, Thobie and Welbie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shelbie.

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