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What does Shai mean?

Shai Pronunciation of Shai as a boys' name is of Hebrew and Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Shai is "gift". Also form of Shea.






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How popular is Shai?

Shai is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#141788 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Shai entered the list in 1993 and reached its top position of #1895 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent alternative form of Shai rated in the Top 2000 is Shea (#1616 IN RECENT RANKINGS). These relations of Shai were favored by parents in 2002 and are now much less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shai, Shea in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shai is alike in pronunciation to Chai, Chayo, Che, Shae, Shaw, Shay, Shaye and Shia. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cai, Dai, Hai, Itai, Jai, Kai, Mihai, Rai, Saad, Said, Sail, Sal, Sam, Sami, Seal, Sean, Shaan, Shad, Shadd, Shade, Shadi, Shafik, Shafiq, Shafir, Shaine, Shaka, Shakil, Shakir, Shamir, Shan, Shane, Shani, Shann, Shaq, Sharif, Shashi, Shaul, Shaun, Shawn, Shayn, Shays, Shem, Shep, Shug, Si, Sohan, Stan, Swain and Trai. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shai.

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