[ 2 syll. kel-by, ke-lby ] The baby boy name Kelby is pronounced as KEHL-Biy- †. Kelby is primarily used in English and its language of origin is Old Norse. The meaning of Kelby is farm by the spring. It is derived from the words 'kelda' which means spring, fountain ; 'býr' town, village, settlement. The first name is dervied from an Old Norse place name. The English Keelby, the name Kelbe, the name Kelbea, the English Kelbee, the name Kelbey, the name Kelbi, the English Kelbie, and the English Kellby are forms of Kelby.
Kelby is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked in 1991 with 0.009% of baby boys being named Kelby. It was #742 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is now used on a very modest scale. Among all boy names in its family, Kelby was nevertheless the most popular in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Kelby include Kelbee, Kelbey, Kelbi, Kelbie, Kaeleb, Kaelob, Kaileb, Kaleb, Kalebh, Kalev, Kalyb, Kayleb, Kaylob, Kecalf, Keelby, Keicalf, Kellby, Keycalf, Khalif, and Kilab.
† Pronunciation for Kelby: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"