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Shelby Girl Name


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Shelby name image The name Shelby is of English origin, and is a variation of Selby.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Shelby has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Shelby
Use of the Name Shelby for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
122,362110,18199,15952,50119,3296,4652,948
The table below indicates the number of times the name Shelby has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Shelby
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1880  7388
1881  56011
1882  53813
1883  7168
1884  48416
1885  63310
1886  6889
1887  48214
1888  52315
1889  62311
1890  62511
1891  9476
1892  45919
1893  64511
1894  56114
1895  52416
1896  58714
1897  58014
1898  43322
1899  47717
1900  55420
1901  55614
1902  73211
1903  52118
1904  71712
1905  56618
1906  41828
1907  73214
1908  43831
1909  51626
1910  53329
1911  56130
1912  59248
1913  77438
1914  53784
1915  61090
1916  579100
1917  537118
1918  576113
1919  496144
1920  503145
1921  539135
1922  562129
1923  549127
1924  614109
1925  542130
1926  563119
1927  558123
1928  63796
1929  574109
1930  571111
1931  560111
1932  585103
1933  528116
1934  498134
193583768526121
19361781,074464149
19371191,990385204
19381421,715388212
19391701,165398204
19401871,005435178
1941213828459166
1942279600483160
1943316484448200
1944369363475163
1945386334493150
1946383397496169
1947424371559145
1948505261527159
1949526245549148
1950521248568142
1951554233531162
1952573229610134
1953531262647121
1954506309598152
1955490345601150
1956507343653134
1957494367682125
1958487384669128
1959517355666133
1960559308622157
1961494386679130
1962504368710118
1963506370675135
1964554318713118
1965579273700113
1966537308600155
1967555289660129
1968539318634143
1969548326591174
1970500398646159
1971392556604190
1972318754604173
1973328676610170
1974299800589182
1975309744575197
1976366575613176
1977383553615187
1978421480647167
1979473428722144
1980446479759133
1981424512750135
1982480435790125
1983351641685157
19842421,041721145
1985281884658178
1986276899691172
1987273894685176
1988283884689184
19892291,204695205
19901003,518524355
19913310,211427524
1992349,390476451
1993368,123512403
1994407,543538361
1995387,631554335
1996357,944590305
1997436,692751199
1998495,893886165
1999625,012883171
2000704,551  
2001684,357  
2002743,956  
2003943,517  
20041122,948  
Totals:  122,362 14,947

During the last 125 years, parents have used Shelby as a girl's name about 89% of the time and less frequently (about 10% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Shelby appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 70 times during the last 125 years.


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