Kelby meaning

: Dweller by the stream or the well

Kelby Name Information

Gender 👩🧑 Boy And Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \k(e)-lby, kel-by\
Number of People 👶 5,000
Rate in 2021 5985
Numerology 🔢 10
Name origin 🌍 English
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Kelby Name Meaning

Kelby is a unisex name derived from old Norse words 'kelda' meaning spring or fountain and 'bý', meaning farmstead or village. The name implies an individual residing at a farm near a well or a stream. It illustrates a person deeply attached to nature and natural places, indicating a tranquil, serene, and composed personality.

Kelby Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Kelby

Kelby is a name of Norse origin, which transitioned from being a surname to an appealing unisex first name. It has its roots in Old Norse words 'kelda', which means spring or well, and 'bý' signifying farmstead or village. The meaning we derive from this is 'dweller at the farmstead near a well or a stream'. It is used frequently as a first name in English and is derived from Keelby, a village in Lincolnshire, England.

The moniker Kelby is a habitational one that signifies the bearer's connection with this region. The Old Norse phrase 'kjǫlr', meaning keel ridge and 'bȳ' mean farmstead or village further affirm this connection.

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Additional name description Kelby

Kelby has been popularly associated with a variety of fields. Notable personas with this name include Kelby Aaron Tomlinson, the eminent American baseball player and Kelby G. Woodard, a well-renowned politician from Minnesota.

Kelby has also appeared in various forms of media such as video games, like 'Crush crush', and TV shows like 'Star Trek: Enterprise' which feature characters named Kelby. The 'Pokemon' franchise also consists of a character named Kelby Ròsach. Furthermore, in numerology, Kelby corresponds to the lucky number 1 and is generally represented as being short, easy to pronounce, and with two syllables.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Kelby?
The origin of the name Kelby is English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Kelby?
Dweller by the stream or the well
*️⃣ How many people are named Kelby?
Almost 5000 people are named Kelby.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Kelby?
The names of Quintavious, Kentavius