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Shaye (girl)

What does Shaye mean?

Shaye Pronunciation of Shaye [shaye] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Shaye) is of Gaelic derivation, and the name Shaye means "admirable". Shaye is an alternate form of Shea (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic.


Shaye has 2 variants: Shae and Shay.

5 more relations via Shea: Shaelee, Shayda, Shayla, Shaylee and Shaylyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Saye, Shase, ..

(male) Shale, Shasa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shaye Stormy (S.S.), ..

How popular is Shaye?

Shaye is a rare given name for females. Shaye is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shaye was first listed in 1996 and reached its highest position of #1360 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaye name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shaye outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shayla (#800 in 2015), Shea (#1276), Shay (#1373), Shaylee (#1388), Shae (#1671) and Shaylyn are the popular alternative forms of Shaye. Other forms, like Shayda, are uncommon. These forms of Shaye were favored as baby names 16 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.04%, down 58%).

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

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

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

Similar Names

Shaye is pronounced similarly to Cha-, Chaya, Chiyo, Sha-, Shaya and She-. Other recommended names are Caye, Faye, Gaye, Jaye, Kaye, Maye, Raye, Sade, Sadye, Sage, Sayge, Shadae, Shade, Shadi, Shadoe, Shadya, Shaine, Shaka, Shalee, Shan, Shan-, Shana, Shanae, Shane, Shanea, Shanee, Shanel, Shaney, Shani, Shanie, Shante, Shara, Sharae, Sharaye, Sharde, Sharee, Sharel, Sharen, Shari, Sharie, Shary, Sharyl, Sharyn, Sharyse, Shaun, Shayan, Shayna, Shayne, Shene, Sherye, Shone, Skye and Stace. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shaye.

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