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Shipley

What does Shipley mean?

Shipley Pronunciation of Shipley [ship-ley] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Shipley means "sheep meadow". Shipley is a variant form of Shepley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, meadow.

Variations

Shipley has 3 variants: Sheplea, Shepleigh and Shepply.

Creative forms:
(male) Shiple, Shipney, ..

(female) Shipal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shipley Om (S.O.), ..

How popular is Shipley?

Shipley is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1748 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shipley has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bailey, Birley, Briley, Brinley, Cailey, Charley, Chesley, Dailey, Finley, Gilley, Gridley, Hailey, Kiley, Linley, Paisley, Quigley, Reilley, Ridley, Riley, Ripley, Risley, Sealey, Sedgley, Seeley, Shandey (see Shandy), Shanley, Shannley, Shawney, Shelbey, Shelby, Shelley, Shelly, Shilo, Shiloh, Shipton, Sidney, Sivney, Skipper, Smedley, Sorley, Stanley, Stepney, Stiles, Sulley, Thorley, Whitbey, Whitey, Whitley, Whitney, Wiley, Willey and Wrisley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shipley.

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