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pinWhat does Shirly mean?

Shirly /shir-ly/ as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Shirly is "bright meadow". Shirly is an alternate spelling of Shirley (Old English): place name. Sharley is a familiar last name.


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

Shirly has 8 more different relations via Shirley: Sheryl, Shirell, Shirelle, Shirl, Shirleen, Shirlene, Shirline and Shirlyn.

Kreatif forms: Shirla, Shirlyya, Shirsy. [more]

pinHow 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)

Sheryl, Shirlee, Shirlene and Shirley are the prominent related forms of Shirly (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Sherlie, are uncommon. These relations of Shirly reached the peak of their popularity in the 1940s (adoption of 0.551%) and have become much less widespread since, with versions like Shirley becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Shirly and affiliated names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sheryl, Shirlee, Shirlene, Shirley in U.S.

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

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Shirly is alike in pronunciation to Charla, Charley, Charli, Charly, Sharla, Sharlee, Sharlie and Sharly. Other recommended similar baby 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 and Shyrill. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shirly.