Name: Kelby

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kelby

  • Meaning:
    Child's town
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    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (KELL bee)
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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the town Kilby in Leicestershire. The town was initially called Cilebi which meant Child's town, with Child being a personal name in this case. The town's name comes from the Old English cild meaning child and tun meaning town or settlement. Tun was later replaced by the Norwegian byr, giving Cilebi.

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