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What does Shirely mean?

Shirely Pronunciation of Shirely as a name for girls is an Old English name, and the name Shirely means "bright meadow". Shirely is a variant form of Shirley (Old English): place name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, bright (light), meadow


VARIANTS Shurlee, Shirly, Shirlley, Shirleigh, Shirlee, Shirlea, Sherrlie, Sherlie, Sherli, Sherlee

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA SHIRLEY Sheryl, Shirell, Shirelle, Shirl, Shirleen, Shirlene, Shirlyn



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How popular is Shirely?

Shirely is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3195 out of 4276, Top 75%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#125639 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Shirely (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Sheryl, Shirl, Shirlee, Shirleen, Shirlene, Shirley (#1464 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Shirly. Other variants, like Sherlie, are seldom used. These relations of Shirely were popular 9 decades ago (MEDIAN #1083) and are now significantly less conventional (#1923, 99.6%). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheryl, Shirl, Shirlee, Shirleen, Shirlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shirley, Shirly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shirely and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shirely is pronounced similarly to Charly, Sharla and Sharly. Other recommended sound-alike names are Sarely, Sharel, Sharell, Sharelle, Sharelyn, Sharil, Sharrell, Sharyl, Sharyll, Sherell, Sherelle, Sherey, Sheril, Sherill, Sherrell, Sheryell, Sheryle, Sheryll, Shiela, Shiral, Shirece, Shiree, Shireen, Shyril (see Cheryl), Shyrill, Sisely, Sorel, Sorell, Sorrel and Sorrell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shirely.

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