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.
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.
Shelby is a surname as well as a unisex name.