Infographic of Shelley name meaning, which is “The stripper,” from the Greek skallein, to cleave and separate (and shed).
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Shelley Name Popularity

How popular is the name Shelley? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 1,454 6 0.0006%
1931 1,564 5 0.0005%
1932 1,316 7 0.0007%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 1,164 11 0.0011%
1936 995 18 0.0019%
1937 1,292 8 0.0008%
1938 1,174 11 0.0011%
1939 1,286 8 0.0008%
1940 947 24 0.0023%
1941 1,278 10 0.0009%
1942 849 43 0.0034%
1943 735 64 0.0049%
1944 684 75 0.0061%
1945 557 123 0.0101%
1946 609 123 0.0083%
1947 598 153 0.0092%
1948 395 364 0.0228%
1949 234 983 0.0611%
1950 169 1,655 0.1028%
1951 166 1,835 0.1082%
1952 164 1,881 0.1078%
1953 166 1,933 0.1092%
1954 161 2,169 0.1187%
1955 191 1,722 0.0936%
1956 196 1,661 0.0879%
1957 202 1,699 0.0883%
1958 196 1,706 0.0903%
1959 191 1,835 0.0966%
1960 182 2,129 0.1124%
1961 179 2,143 0.1135%
1962 162 2,468 0.1344%
1963 147 2,732 0.1522%
1964 143 2,815 0.1599%
1965 148 2,524 0.1543%
1966 140 2,543 0.1629%
1967 139 2,506 0.1651%
1968 129 2,476 0.1649%
1969 135 2,479 0.1609%
1970 143 2,350 0.1477%
1971 140 2,266 0.1508%
1972 126 2,373 0.1742%
1973 128 2,245 0.1732%
1974 141 1,982 0.1525%
1975 171 1,528 0.1189%
1976 194 1,260 0.0978%
1977 225 1,083 0.0803%
1978 237 1,005 0.0748%
1979 242 1,042 0.0739%
1980 228 1,096 0.075%
1981 272 880 0.0599%
1982 290 816 0.0546%
1983 295 751 0.0509%
1984 325 677 0.0455%
1985 398 529 0.0349%
1986 397 529 0.035%
1987 437 470 0.0308%
1988 530 370 0.0237%
1989 565 351 0.0218%
1990 735 234 0.0141%
1991 763 223 0.0137%
1992 785 216 0.0135%
1993 915 158 0.0101%
1994 1,146 105 0.0068%
1995 1,280 81 0.0054%
1996 1,480 58 0.0039%
1997 1,704 44 0.003%
1998 1,699 45 0.003%
1999 2,009 30 0.002%
2000 2,337 22 0.0014%
2001 2,053 32 0.0021%
2002 3,182 8 0.0005%
2003 3,114 9 0.0006%
2004 2,808 14 0.0009%
2005 3,003 11 0.0007%
2006 3,305 8 0.0005%
2007 2,803 16 0.001%
2008 2,915 13 0.0008%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Names Like Shelley

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What names are variants of Shelley?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Shelley.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Schelley

Sloped meadow

English

Shellee

Sloped meadow

English

Shelli

Sloped meadow

English

Shellie

Ewe, female sheep; sloped meadow

Hebrew

Shelly

Ewe, female sheep; little rock; rest; sloped meadow

Hebrew


What names sound like Shelley?

If you like how Shelley sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Shelley.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Chelle

Chalk landing place; who resembles God?

Hebrew

Shella

Blind

Irish

Shelle

What names are similar to Shelley?

Find a name that’s like Shelley, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Rachel

Ewe

Hebrew

Shell

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