Shelby

Unisex

Meaning

The shelby cobra; initially manufactured in 1962 using the a/c ace shell.

Origin

British

Pronunciation

shel-by

Traits associated with the name Shelby:

Dogs named Shelby tend to be good-natured, loving, and hard-working. This name is also associated with intelligence, friendship, and companionship.

Is Shelby a good dog name?

Shelby has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Shelby is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

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Popularity

  • Shelby ranks #136 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Shelby ranks #270 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Shelby ranks #110 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Shelby is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Shelby outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Shelby:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Shetland Sheepdog
  5. Australian Shepherd

Famous dogs named Shelby:

  • television icon A labrador retriever named Shelby featured in the television show Smallville and Krypto the Superdog.

Dog names like Shelby:

A famous cartoon canine sleuth
Small light mode of transportation.
full of fighting spirit
offensively curious or inquisitive
old Scottish breed of small long-haired usually black terrier with erect tail and ears
Shelby dog name meaning

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