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Girl Name: Selby

Name: Selby
Pronunciation: \s(e)-lby, sel-by\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Selby's also a boy name)
Meaning: manor village
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Zilpah
Variant forms: Selbea, Selbee, Selbeigh, Selbey, Selbie
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2577


Selby \s(e)-lby, sel-by\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Selby), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Selby is "manor village". Place name.

Selby has 5 variant forms: Selbea, Selbee, Selbeigh, Selbey and Selbie.

A baby name that sounds like Selby is Zilpah.


Selby is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2577 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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