What does Shays mean?
Associated with: gaelic.
(male) Shoays, Shoys, ..
(female) Shasa, Shaza, .. Middle name pairings:
Shays Kelton (S.K.), ..
How popular is Shays?
Shays is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#97848 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Shays (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Shae, Shai, Shay and Shea (#1646 last year). These forms of Shays were at the top of their popularity 25 years ago and have become much less widespread since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Shays is pronounced similarly to Chace, Chas▼, Chase▲, Chayce, Chayse, Chaz▼, Chazz and Chess. Other suggested similar names are Hays, Mays, Rhys▲, Shaan, Shad▼, Shadd, Shade, Shadi, Shaka, Shamus, Shan, Shane▼, Shani, Shann, Shaq, Shaul, Shaun▼, Shaw, Shawn▼, Shayan, Shayn, Shayne▼ and Swayn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shays.See names in meaning and etymology.