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Shelly meaning and name origin

Shelly \sh(el)-ly\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shelly), is a variant of Rachel (Hebrew), Rochelle (French, Old German) and Shelley (Old English), and the meaning of Shelly is "ewe, female sheep; little rock; rest; sloped meadow".

The baby name Shelly sounds like Shell, Shella, Shelle and Shelli. Other similar baby names are Shelby and Shellby.

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Popularity of Shelly

Shelly is a very popular first name for women (#294 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4711 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Shelly
Popularity of Shelly