What does Shaye mean?
Shaye /shaye/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Shaye). Shaye's root is Gaelic, and the name Shaye means "admirable". Shaye is an alternate form, with the suffix -ye, of Shea (Gaelic): from Seaghdha.
How popular is Shaye?
Shaye is a rare given name for men. Shaye is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent alternative forms of Shaye (outside Top 1000) are Shay and Shea. Other variants, like Shays, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Shaye was at its most widespread in 1991 (median #798) and is now lower, with the form Shea becoming less stylish. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Shaye and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shaye is alike in pronunciation to Chai, Chayo, Che, Shaw and Shia. Other recommended similar baby names are Shade, Shane▲, Shayn, Shayne▼, Skie, Sky and Skye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shaye.