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Boy Name: Kelby

Name: Kelby
Pronunciation: \k(e)-lby, kel-by\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Kelby's also a girl name)
Meaning: farm near the spring
Origin: Norse
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)

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