Meaning: The name Shelby is both English and Scandinavian. In both languages it means “from the manor house” or “willow farm.”
About This Name: Record label producer Shelby Singleton had a hand in several notable artists’ careers, including Jerry Lee Lewis, Brook Benton and Dave Dudley. Other well-known Shelbys include Shelby Lynne (singer), Shelby Lyons (athlete) and Shelby Steele (author). In Smallville, Clark Kent’s Golden Retriever was named Shelby. The most memorable Shelby is a fictional character played by Julia Roberts in the movie Steel Magnolias. Her character, Shelby Eatenton Latcherie, struggles to overcome diabetes.
How Much We Love It:
More Female Dog Names
More Female Dog Names by Personality
Start a New Dog Name Search
Is Your Dog Named Shelby?
Leave us a comment below with a photo of your Shelby! Why do you think Shelby is the perfect name for your pup? We can’t wait to hear from you.