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Pronunciation

ʃɛlbi

Origin

English

Meaning

This baby girl’s name means “where the willows grow,” a place of nurture and life. The willow tree is known for its incredible flexibility and ability to survive in harsh environments, adding strength to this lovely name. In Celtic mythology, the willow tree was interconnected with the moon and water, and believed to be a cradle of intuition and imagination.

Rank in the year 2015

Shelby was ranked #620 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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