Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shirely mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Shirely

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sensible, the practical side.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for lucky, who is more?

Y is for young, the years never show!

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shirely U.S.
  White 89.39% 64.26%
  African American 5.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shirely

People with the last name Shirely are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Shirely

  • How Popular is the name Shirely? Shirely is the 25,767th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shirely was the 129,047th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shirely have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 231 babies born with the first name Shirely in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shirely to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shirely? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Shirely first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shirely is Thursday, July 16th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Shirely born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shirely was in 1936 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shirely: The name spelled backwards is Ylerihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hysiler. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shirely? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 132 people with the last name Shirely.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shirely? Shirely is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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