Pronunciation: \k(e)-lby, kel-by\
Gender / Sex: boy (Kelby's also a girl name)
Meaning: farm near the spring
Related Names: Kolby
Sounds Like: Colby, Gilby
Variant forms: Kelbey, Kelbie, Kellby
Kelby \k(e)-lby, kel-by\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kelby), is pronounced KEL-bee. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Kelby is "farm near the spring". Place name.
Kelby has 3 variant forms: Kelbey, Kelbie and Kellby.
For more information, see also the related name Kolby.
Baby names that sound like Kelby are Colby and Gilby.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Kelby.
Kelby is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)