What does Shirly mean?
(female) Shirla, Shirsy, ..
(male) Shirdy, Shirny, ..
How popular is Shirly?
Shirly is a very popular first name for females (#1832 out of 4276, Top 43%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Shirly for girls. Shirly was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1804 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Sheryl, Shirl, Shirlee, Shirleen, Shirlene and Shirley (#1307 a year ago) are the prominent related forms of Shirly rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Shirlley, are uncommon. These relations of Shirly reached the peak of their popularity in the 1930s (adoption of 3.97%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.01%, ▼99.8%), with versions like Shirley becoming less fashionable.
Shirly is alike in pronunciation to Charla, Charley▲, Charli▲, Charly, Sharla, Sharlee, Sharlie and Sharly. Other recommended names are Philly, Sarely, Sharay, Sharel, Sharell, Sharil, Sharlyn, Shary, Sharyl, Sharyll, Shelly▼, Sheray, Sherell, Sherey, Sheril, Sherill, Sherry▼, Sherryl, Shery, Sheryle, Sheryll, Shiela, Shila, Shilla, Shilo, Shira, Shirah, Shiral, Shiree, Shiri, Shirit, Shyril (see Cheryl) and Shyrill. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shirly.See names in meaning and etymology.