Pronunciation: \s(e)-lby, sel-by\
Gender / Sex: boy (Selby's also a girl name)
Meaning: manor village
Variant forms: Selbey, Shelbey, Shelbie, Shelby
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2577
Selby \s(e)-lby, sel-by\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Selby), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Selby is "manor village". Place name. Shelby is now commonly used as a girl's name.
Selby has 4 variant forms: Selbey, Shelbey, Shelbie and Shelby.
Selby is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2577 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)