Shelby: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Shelby

An Old Norse name that means “willow farm,” this one is a great choice for a tree-climbing little girl. Just don’t let her watch Steel Magnolias, or she’ll be scarred for life.

Nicknames:

Shell, Shel, Shelly.

Famous people named Shelby:

Fictional Shelby Eatenton Latcherie from Steel Magnolias; fictional Shelby Corcoran from Glee; country music singer Shelby Lynne; model Shelby Keeton; figure skater Shelby Lyons.

Fun facts:

Shelby is a surname as well as a unisex name.

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