Shelly

Shelly - A very unique male name



  Jul 17,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shelly appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1231. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shelly and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shelly? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shelly. The baby boy name Shelly was given to 10 baby boys in 1975, ranking #1570 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 145,944 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shelly peaked in popularity 68 years ago in 1950 on position 895.



Famous with this name

Shelly Varod
Shelly Chopra Dhar
Shelly Dushell


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Shelly is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shelly is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #597 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #714.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shelly is where you live.


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Shelly origin and meaning

Shelly is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shelly, pop culture references for the name Shelly and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shelly

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shelly, sorted by popularity.

Saul / Shaquille / Sol / Sal / Sahil / Shiloh / Saleh / Shaul / Saulo / Shelley /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19751570
19731738
19721747
19701934
19691375
19641341
19631744
19541271
19531544
19521192
19511147
1950895
19491521
19481714
19471271
1945998
19441191
19431078
19421674
19401170
19371447
19361138
19351235
19341496
19301816
19291831
19281164
19251356
19241759
19231325
19221976
19181829
19131231

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia597
Ohio714

Even more about Shelly


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shelly a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shelly?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1950
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Shelly
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 145,944
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
1975 births +10

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