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What does Shayda mean?

Shayda Pronunciation of Shayda [shay-da] as a girls' name is of Gaelic derivation, and Shayda means "admirable". Shayda is a variant form of Shea (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic.


6 relations via Shea: Shae, Shay, Shaye, Shayla, Shaylee and Shaylyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Shayia, Tiada, ..

(male) Shayal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shayda Honesty (S.H.), ..

How popular is Shayda?

Shayda is an uncommon first name for females. Shayda is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shae (#1671 from recent data), Shay (#1373), Shaye, Shayla (#800), Shaylee (#1388), Shaylyn and Shea (#1276) are the prominent related forms of Shayda (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Shayda were favored by parents in 1999 (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.04%, 57.8%), with the version Shayla becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shae, Shay, Shaye, Shayla, Shaylee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaylyn, Shea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shayda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shayda is alike in pronunciation to Shadae, Shadai, Shadi, Shadia, Shadiya, Shadoe, Shadow and Shadya. Other suggested similar names are Chanda, Chaya, Chayka, Fayda, Frayda, Jayda, Mayda, Rhaya, Sada, Sadah, Sade, Sadia, Saida, Sanda, Sayda, Saydie, Shade, Shaela, Shaena, Shaila, Shaina, Shaka, Shalia, Shalva, Shana, Shanda, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandi, Shandra, Shandy, Shanea, Shania, Shanna, Shanta, Shara, Shardae, Shardai, Sharday, Sharde, Sharla, Shasta, Shauna, Shaunda, Shawna, Shawnda, Shaya, Shayan, Shayana, Shaylah, Shaylla, Shayna, Shaynah, Shayne, Sheyla, Shonda, Shyla, Shyra, Thada, Thadda and Zayda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shayda.

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