What does Shelley mean?
(female) Sheeley, Shyley, ..
(male) Shelef, Sheller, ..
How popular is Shelley?
Shelley is a very popular first name for females (#354 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2373 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Shelley for girls. Shelley was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #155 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Shelley and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Shelley are Rachel (#155 in 2014), Michelle (#187), Shirley (#1211), Shirlee, Shirly, Shelly, Shelli, Rochelle and Shellie. These relations of Shelley were favored as baby names 44 years ago (usage of 3.7%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.3%, ▼93%).
Shelley▼ is alike in pronunciation to Chella, Chelli, Chellie, Shaelee, Shalee, Shaylee, Sheela, Sheelah, Sheila▼, Sheilah, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia▼, Shella, Sheyla, Shilea and Shilla. Other suggested similar names are Adalley, Bailley, Chelsey▼, Chesley, Danelley, Dolley, Haeley, Kaeley, Kalley, Keeley, Kelcey, Kelley▼, Keyley, Lesley▼, Molley, Nelley, Nelsey, Perley, Polley, Sallee, Salley, Sally▼, Seelie, Seely, Selbea (see Selby), Selbey, Selby, Selie, Semelle, Shandey, Shanelly, Shaney, Sharelle, Sharlet, Sheileen, Shelbea, Shelbee, Shelbey, Shelby▼, Shellby, Shelle, Shenelle, Sheray, Sherey, Sherie, Sherlene, Sherrey, Sheryle, Shonelle, Shynelle, Sibelle, Soulle, Stelle, Suellen, Sybelle and Yolley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shelley.