Shelby is an English name that originated as a surname. The name is generally understood to mean "from the estate on the slope." The name can be used for both boys and girls, although it is more commonly chosen as a girl's name. Shelby was widely popular throughout the United States in the late 20th century and early in the 21st century, but its popularity has steadily declined in recent years.
Similar Names: Shelbey, Shelbie
Famous Shelby Names: Shelby Lynne (singer-songwriter), Shelby Lyons (figure skater)