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Shelby Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 826 32 0.0033%
1936 176 1,058 0.1098%
1937 119 1,975 0.2004%
1938 142 1,695 0.1656%
1939 170 1,144 0.1125%
1940 186 988 0.093%
1941 212 805 0.0715%
1942 278 573 0.0454%
1943 310 459 0.0352%
1944 358 334 0.0269%
1945 386 292 0.0239%
1946 373 367 0.0249%
1947 421 331 0.0198%
1948 471 243 0.0152%
1949 496 217 0.0135%
1950 513 210 0.013%
1951 531 198 0.0117%
1952 568 184 0.0105%
1953 537 213 0.012%
1954 493 279 0.0153%
1955 478 315 0.0171%
1956 492 313 0.0166%
1957 488 336 0.0175%
1958 477 348 0.0184%
1959 510 327 0.0172%
1960 553 268 0.0141%
1961 494 340 0.018%
1962 506 317 0.0173%
1963 511 317 0.0177%
1964 549 277 0.0157%
1965 581 227 0.0139%
1966 548 253 0.0162%
1967 545 252 0.0166%
1968 531 277 0.0184%
1969 550 280 0.0182%
1970 485 369 0.0232%
1971 390 538 0.0358%
1972 318 721 0.0529%
1973 328 641 0.0494%
1974 294 780 0.06%
1975 302 725 0.0564%
1976 357 553 0.0429%
1977 379 517 0.0384%
1978 417 444 0.033%
1979 484 379 0.0269%
1980 451 435 0.0298%
1981 424 472 0.0321%
1982 482 385 0.0258%
1983 353 604 0.0409%
1984 240 1,021 0.0686%
1985 281 852 0.0561%
1986 273 881 0.0584%
1987 272 867 0.0568%
1988 284 847 0.0544%
1989 226 1,188 0.0736%
1990 100 3,517 0.2122%
1991 33 10,218 0.6269%
1992 34 9,397 0.5887%
1993 36 8,121 0.5209%
1994 40 7,546 0.4917%
1995 38 7,632 0.5064%
1996 35 7,949 0.5309%
1997 43 6,701 0.4531%
1998 49 5,893 0.3937%
1999 62 5,013 0.3347%
2000 70 4,556 0.2982%
2001 68 4,367 0.2898%
2002 75 3,954 0.2639%
2003 94 3,531 0.2321%
2004 112 2,981 0.1956%
2005 117 2,832 0.1852%
2006 133 2,615 0.167%
2007 149 2,337 0.1481%
2008 157 2,142 0.1386%
2009 166 1,927 0.1289%
2010 184 1,667 0.1157%
2011 211 1,456 0.1022%
2012 215 1,427 0.1001%
2013 254 1,210 0.085%
2014 287 1,088 0.0747%
2015 292 1,052 0.0723%
2016 321 970 0.0673%
2017 360 807 0.0578%
2018 405 698 0.0508%
2019 460 608 0.0449%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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What names are variants of Shelby?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Shelby.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Shelbea

Willow; from the ledge estate

English

Shelbee

Willow; from the ledge estate

English

Shelbeigh

Willow; from the ledge estate

English

Shelbey

Willow; from the ledge estate

English

Shelbi

Willow; from the ledge estate

English

Shelbie

Willow; from the ledge estate

English

Shellby

Willow; from the ledge estate

English


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2 Comments

  1. our 4th child took the longest to name, i wanted jovie (like from the movie elf) but hubby didnt like it. we eventually went with his top choice, shelby. we mostly got it from the carroll shelby. we paired it with pearl. <3 its perfect!

  2. I chose shelby because it’s not heard very much


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