What does Shae mean?
Shae /shae/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Shae) is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Shae is "admirable". Shae is a variant transcription of Shea (Gaelic). Shau is a common last name.
How popular is Shae?
Shae is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3536 out of 4276, Top 83%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#112967 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Shae for girls. Shae entered the list in 1998 and reached its highest position of #921 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Shae and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Shae are Shayla (#746 a year ago), Shea and Shaylee. Forms like Shayda are uncommon. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1998 (usage of 0.314%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0635%, down 79.8%), with the forms Shayla, Shaylee and Shea becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shae is pronounced similarly to Cha-, Sha-, Shaya and She-. Other recommended similar baby names are Rhae, Shade, Shan, Shane, Skie, Skye▲ and Sue▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shae.