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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Shays

Name: Shays
Pronunciation: \sha-ys\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: admirable
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Chas, Chayse
Similar Names: Shayn, Shaye, Shay


Shays \sha-ys\ as a boy's name is a variant of Shea (Gaelic), and the meaning of Shays is "admirable".

The baby name Shays sounds like Chas and Chayse. Other similar baby names are Shayn, Shaye and Shay.


Shays is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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