Infographic of Shelby name meaning, which is “From the village near the rock,” based on the Anglo-Saxon scylf ( a rocky shelf) and by (a town or village).
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Shelby Name Popularity

How popular is the name Shelby? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 447 12 0.0034%
1911 525 9 0.0024%
1912 534 24 0.0048%
1913 649 19 0.0034%
1914 501 59 0.0085%
1915 553 65 0.0072%
1916 531 79 0.0082%
1917 504 94 0.0094%
1918 533 93 0.0087%
1919 493 108 0.0103%
1920 482 119 0.0107%
1921 505 114 0.01%
1922 544 99 0.0089%
1923 539 97 0.0087%
1924 625 70 0.006%
1925 509 107 0.0095%
1926 546 89 0.0081%
1927 541 93 0.0084%
1928 642 59 0.0055%
1929 545 80 0.0077%
1930 585 71 0.0068%
1931 543 79 0.008%
1932 592 65 0.0066%
1933 518 83 0.0089%
1934 495 98 0.0101%
1935 486 97 0.01%
1936 438 125 0.013%
1937 380 169 0.0172%
1938 368 191 0.0187%
1939 389 174 0.0171%
1940 426 148 0.0139%
1941 431 144 0.0128%
1942 468 133 0.0105%
1943 424 173 0.0133%
1944 457 137 0.0111%
1945 469 118 0.0097%
1946 471 140 0.0095%
1947 537 116 0.0069%
1948 497 135 0.0085%
1949 544 112 0.007%
1950 579 94 0.0058%
1951 509 137 0.0081%
1952 592 96 0.0055%
1953 634 85 0.0048%
1954 579 117 0.0064%
1955 606 106 0.0058%
1956 621 106 0.0056%
1957 651 94 0.0049%
1958 658 90 0.0048%
1959 641 100 0.0053%
1960 636 106 0.0056%
1961 687 80 0.0042%
1962 711 73 0.004%
1963 679 86 0.0048%
1964 776 55 0.0031%
1965 715 63 0.0039%
1966 603 108 0.0069%
1967 662 83 0.0055%
1968 619 105 0.007%
1969 597 126 0.0082%
1970 636 115 0.0072%
1971 602 140 0.0093%
1972 627 112 0.0082%
1973 617 120 0.0093%
1974 591 135 0.0104%
1975 594 136 0.0106%
1976 587 143 0.0111%
1977 601 147 0.0109%
1978 698 98 0.0073%
1979 763 81 0.0057%
1980 795 76 0.0052%
1981 799 75 0.0051%
1982 879 59 0.0039%
1983 719 94 0.0064%
1984 726 94 0.0063%
1985 679 117 0.0077%
1986 702 117 0.0078%
1987 682 129 0.0085%
1988 697 133 0.0085%
1989 707 143 0.0089%
1990 523 312 0.0188%
1991 428 485 0.0298%
1992 469 419 0.0263%
1993 511 361 0.0232%
1994 539 321 0.0209%
1995 552 292 0.0194%
1996 571 273 0.0182%
1997 787 137 0.0093%
1998 862 120 0.008%
1999 946 106 0.0071%
2000 1,170 67 0.0044%
2001 1,282 52 0.0035%
2002 1,329 50 0.0033%
2003 1,542 36 0.0024%
2004 1,406 49 0.0032%
2005 1,660 33 0.0022%
2006 1,855 26 0.0017%
2007 1,819 28 0.0018%
2008 1,846 27 0.0017%
2009 2,462 10 0.0007%
2010 0 0%
2011 2,394 10 0.0007%
2012 0 0%
2013 2,567 7 0.0005%
2014 0 0%
2015 3,041 5 0.0003%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Shelbey

Manor village; willow; from the ledge estate

Latin

Shelbie

Manor village; willow; from the ledge estate

Latin


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Selby

Manor village

English


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