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What does Shellby mean?

Shellby Pronunciation of Shellby as a girls' name is an Old Norse name, and the name Shellby means "willow; from the ledge estate". Shellby is an alternate form of Shelby (Old Norse).


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, willow (tree)


VARIANTS Shelbie, Shelbi, Shelbey, Shelbeigh, Shelbee, Shelbea



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How popular is Shellby?

Shellby is an unusual first name for females. Shellby is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Shellby (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Shelbey, Shelbi, Shelbie and Shelby (#426 IN 2018). Other forms, like Shelbeigh, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Shellby reached its peak in the year 1991 (USAGE OF 0.6%) and has become significantly diminished since. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shelbey, Shelbi, Shelbie, Shelby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shelby outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Kelby, Pheby, Salley, Sally, Schelley, Seely, Selbey, Selby, Sellma, Shanelly, Sharly, Sheba, Sheeba, Sheela, Sheelah, Sheila, Sheilah, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia, Shelisa, Shell, Shella, Shelle, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Shelom, Sheray, Sherey, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherrey, Sherry, Shery, Sheyla, Shilla, Shirley, Shirlley (see Shirley), Shirly, Stella, Stelle, Suellen and Trillby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shellby.

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