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What does Shellie mean?

Shellie Pronunciation of Shellie [shel-lie] as a name for girls is a Hebrew and Old English name, and Shellie means "ewe, female sheep; sloped meadow". Shellie is a variant form of Rachel (Hebrew). Biblical: Jacob's wife. Shellie is also a variation of Shelley (Old English).

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Shellie has 4 variants: Schelley, Shellee, Shelli and Shelly.

1 more alternative form via Rachel, Shelley: Shell.

Creative forms:
(female) Shailie, Shilie, ..

(male) Shelmi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shellie Addalyn (S.A.), ..

How popular is Shellie?

Shellie is a very popular first name for women (#1127 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shellie reached its top position of #523 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Shellie appearing in the Top 2000 are Rachel (#167 a year ago), Shelly, Shelli and Shelley. Other variants, like Schelley, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Shellie reached its highest 19 years ago (median #1278) and has become significantly reduced since (#1633, down 90.5%), with forms such as Shellie falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shellie, Rachel, Shelley, Shelli, Shelly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shellie is pronounced similarly to Celli, Cellie, Chella, Chelli, Chellie, Shaelee, Shaili, Shalee, Shalia, Shaylee, Sheela, Sheelah, Sheila, Sheilah, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia, Shella, Sheyla and Shilla. Other recommended names are Chelcie, Chelie, Chelle, Chellise, Chellsie (see Chelsea), Chelsie, Cheslie, Kellie, Mellie, Nellie, Phillie, Phyllie, Sallee, Salli, Sallie, Seelia, Seelie, Selbie, Selia, Selie, Sharlie, Shelbee, Shelbi, Shelbie, Shellby, Shelle, Sheraie (see Sherry), Sherie, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherrie, Sherrlie (see Shirley), Sillia, Soulle and Stelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shellie.

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