Shelly - A very unique male name
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.
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
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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.
Comment and discuss
Shelly origin and meaningShelly 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 /
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.
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Chart position per state (visualized)
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Chart position per state (table view)
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.