What does Shell mean?
(female) Ciaell, Ciall, ..
(male) Sheby, Shero, .. Middle name pairings:
Shell Elora (S.E.), ..
How popular is Shell?
Shell is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#2523 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Rachel (#167 from current records), Michelle (#192), Shellie, Shelli, Shelly, Rochelle, Michell and Shelley are the popular varying forms of Shell (not ranked). These relations of Shell reached the height of their popularity in the 1970s (usage of 3.7%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2%, ▼93%), with versions such as Rachel falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Shell is pronounced similarly to Chel and Chele. Other suggested similar names are Adell▼, Bell▼, Dell, Joell, N'Shell, Nell▼, Noell, Odell▼, Seely, Sela, Shaela, Shanell, Sharell, She-, Shea, Sheba, Sheela, Sheila▼, Shela, Shelbi▼, Shelby▼, Shelia▼, Shellby, Shelom, Shena, Shene, Shenell, Sher, Shera, Sherell, Sheri▼, Sheril, Sherill, Sherli, Shery, Sheryl▼, Sheryll, Sheva, Sheyla▼, Shiela, Shila, Shilla, Shilo, Shirell, Shirl, Shula, Shyla, Shylo, Sibell, Sorell, Stela, Stella▲, Stelle, Suelo and Sydell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shell.See names in meaning and etymology.