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What does Shirlee mean?

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


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, bright (light), meadow


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

RELATED FORMS VIA SHIRLEY Shirell, Shirelle, Shirl, Shirleen, Shirlene, Shirline, Shirlyn



Shirlee Amilia (S.A.), ..

How popular is Shirlee?

Shirlee is a very prominent first name for women (#1719 out of 4276, Top 40%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Shirlee was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #504 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Shirl, Shirleen, Shirlene, Shirley (#1464 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Shirly are the prominent varying forms of Shirlee. Other forms, like Shirleigh, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Shirlee was at its most widespread 88 years ago (USAGE OF 2.18%) and is now significantly less (USAGE 0.01%, 99.6%), with forms such as Shirley becoming less stylish.

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

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

Similar Names

Shirlee is alike in pronunciation to Charlea, Charlee, Charley, Charlie, Sharla, Sharlee, Sharlie and Sharly. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arlee, Bailee, Carlee, Cheree, Corlee, Emilee, Harlee, Kilee, Marlee, Millee, Rilee, Saidee, Saralee, Scarlet, Shaelee, Shalee, Shanee, Shantee, Sharae, Sharde, Sharee, Sharel, Sharelle, Sharice, Sharise, Sharkeen, Sharlane, Sharleen, Sharlene, Sharlet, Sharlette, Sharlyne, Sharren, Shaylee, Sheileen, Shelle, Shellee, Sherae, Sheralle, Sherece, Sheree, Shereece, Sherees (see Cherise), Sherelene (see Sherilyn), Sherelle, Sherez, Sherileen, Sherise, Sherlene, Sherree, Sherrie, Sherye, Sheryle, Shilah, Shilea, Shilom, Shiral, Shirece, Shiree, Shireen, Shirine, Shirit, Shuree, Silke, Sindee, Sirene and Sisley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shirlee.

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