Meaning and Origin of Selby - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Selby

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • English : Of the manor house farm

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : From a village of mansions

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old Norse selja ‘willow’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. The surname is now very common in Nottinghamshire.
  • Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname.