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What does Shayleen mean?

Shayleen Pronunciation of Shayleen [shayleen] as a name for girls is of Gaelic origin, and Shayleen means "from the fairy palace". Shayleen is an alternate form of Shayla (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, fairy.


Shayleen has 7 variants: Shae-lyn, Shailyn, Shaylene, Shaylyn, Shaylynn, Shaylynne and Shealynn.

1 more different relation via Shayla: Shaylah.

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Middle name pairings:
Shayleen Alicia (S.A.), ..

How popular is Shayleen?

Shayleen is a rare given name for females. Shayleen is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Shayleen (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Shayla (#800 via latest list), Shaylyn and Shaylynn. These forms of Shayleen reached the top of their popularity in 1999 (median #1401) and are now much less widespread (#1600, 75.1%), with the version Shayla becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Shayleen is alike in pronunciation to Shalene, Shalynn and Sheileen. Other suggested similar names are Baylee, Caylee, Caylen, Charlee, Charleen, Charleena, Charlien, Charmeen, Darleen, Evaleen, Faeleen, Gayleen, Gaylen (see Gayle), Haylee, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jaylee, Jayleen, Kaileen, Kaleen, Katleen, Kaylee, Kyleen, Marleen, Mayleen, Myleen, Naydeen, Pauleen, Pearleen, Sabreen, Saleema, Saleena, Salena, Sallee, Sareen, Shakeena, Shalaine, Shalana, Shalane, Shalena, Shalom, Shalome, Shandee, Shanee, Shannen, Shareen, Shareena, Sharen, Sharkeen, Sharlee, Sharlena, Sharlet, Sharlett, Sharleyne (see Sharlene), Sharlie, Sharlyn, Shaunee, Shaye, Shaylee, Shayne, Shereen, Sherileen, Sherlee, Shireen, Shirlee, Shirleen, Starleena, Staycee, Suellen, Syleena, Sylena and Taleen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shayleen.

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