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What does Shai mean?

Shai \shai\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew and Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Shai is "gift".

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Shea.


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)

The only prominent alternative form of Shai (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Shea. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in 1990 (usage of 0.317%) and are now much less popular, with Shea becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Shai and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 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, Shae, Shaw, Shay, Shaye and Shia. Other recommended similar baby names are Shad, Shadi, Shan, Shani, Shaq and Si. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shai.