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Boy Name: Shelly

Name: Shelly
Pronunciation: \sh(el)-ly\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Shelly's also a girl name)
Meaning: ledge meadow
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Chill, Shaul, Shiloh, Shyloh, Shylo, Shilo, Sly
Similar Names: Shelby, Chesly, Kelly, Philly, Seeley, Seely, Shelbey, Shepley, Shepply, Sully
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4711

Description

Shelly \sh(el)-ly\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shelly), is a variant of Shelley (Old English), and the meaning of Shelly is "ledge meadow".

The baby name Shelly sounds like Chill, Shaul, Shiloh, Shyloh, Shylo, Shilo and Sly. Other similar baby names are Shelby, Chesly, Kelly, Philly, Seeley, Seely, Shelbey, Shepley, Shepply and Sully.

Popularity

Shelly is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4711 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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