Shirl name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shirl

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Shirl
noun Shirl
See Schorl.
  1. A short form of the female given name .

Notable Persons Named Shirl

Notable Persons Named Shirl

Shirl Jennings

Shirl was born in 1940. He left this life on October 26th, 2003.

Shirl Conway

Shirl Conway was an actress. Shirl was born on June 13th, 1916 in Franklinville, New York. She passed away on May 7th, 2007.

Shirl Henke

She was most prominent from 1986 to present. Shirl was born on August 18th, 1942 in Missouri.

Shirl Bernheim

Shirl was born on September 21st, 1921 in New York City. Shirl is also known as Raphael and Shirley. She left this life on March 30th, 2009.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shirl

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shirl

Mum Shirl

Mum Shirl was a social worker. Mum was given the name Colleen Shirley Perry Smith on November 21st, 1924 in Cowra, New South Wales, Australia. She breathed her last breath on April 28th, 1998.


Fun Facts about the name Shirl

  • How Popular is the name Shirl? Shirl is the 7,544th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shirl have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,771 babies born with the first name Shirl in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shirl to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shirl? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Shirl first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shirl is Friday, October 29th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Shirl born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shirl was in 1964 with a total of 210 babies.
  • Random Shirl Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shirl is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Utah have the same name in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Shirl: The name spelled backwards is Lrihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lsirh. How do you pronounce that?
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