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Meaning and name origin

Shea \shea\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shea), is pronounced shay. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shea is "admirable". From Seaghdha. Also possibly "from the fairy fort". Surname occasionally used as a given name or middle name.


Shea has 6 variant forms: Shae, Shai, Shay, Shaye, Shaylon and Shays.

There is 1 feminine form of Shea: Shayla.


Shea is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1001 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Shea for boys. Shea reached its highest rank of #683 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shea name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Shea and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Shea and Shay. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shay, Shea in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shea is also pronounced similarly to Che, Shaw and Shia. Other suggested similar baby names are Shem and Shep. Like Shea, these names are not commonly used.