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What does Shirleigh mean?

Shirleigh Pronunciation of Shirleigh [shirleigh] as a name for girls is of Old English origin, and the name Shirleigh means "bright meadow". Shirleigh is a variant form of Shirley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, bright (light), meadow.


Shirleigh has 10 variants: Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherrlie, Shirely, Shirlea, Shirlee, Shirlley, Shirly and Shurlee.

3 more related forms via Shirley: Shirleen, Shirlene and Shirline.

Creative forms:
(female) Sheileigh, Shirveig, ..

(male) Shirse, Shirsee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shirleigh Emiliana (S.E.), ..

How popular is Shirleigh?

Shirleigh is an unusual first name for women. Shirleigh is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Shirleigh (outside Top 2000) are Shirley (#1307 from current records), Shirly, Shirlene, Shirleen and Shirlee. These forms of Shirleigh reached the apex of their popularity 9 decades ago (average #920) and have become significantly less conventional since, with forms like Shirlee becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shirlee, Shirleen, Shirlene, Shirley, Shirly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shirleigh is alike in pronunciation to Charleigh. Other suggested similar names are Ainsleigh, Analeigh, Annsleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh, Aubreigh, Baileigh, Baleigh, Bentleigh, Bradleigh, Breigh, Caileigh, Carleigh, Cayleigh, Ceileigh, Chelseigh, Chesleigh, Darseigh, Dorseigh (see Dorsey), Fernleigh, Hadleigh, Haileigh, Haleigh, Harleigh, Hayleigh, Hedleigh (see Hadley), Holleigh, Kaeleigh, Kaileigh, Kaleigh, Karleigh, Kaylleigh, Kelleigh, Kempleigh (see Kempley), Kyleigh, Langleigh, Marleigh, Raileigh, Raleigh, Rileigh, Selbeigh (see Selby), Shailagh, Shandeigh, Shanteigh (see Shaneika), Shardei, Sharlaine, Sharleen, Sharlena, Sharlet, Sharlett, Sharletta, Sharlette, Sharleyne (see Sharlene), Sharlie, Sharline, Sharlisa, Shaylagh, Sheilagh, Shelagh, Shelbeigh, Sherlene, Shilah, Shiloh, Shionagh, Shirece, Shiree, Shirlinda, Shirlyn, Sidneigh, Sivneigh (see Sivney), Tereigh, Terreigh (see Terry), Trilbeigh (see Trilby) and Whitneigh (see Whitney). These names tend to be more frequently used than Shirleigh.

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