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

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Boy Name: Shirley

Name: Shirley
Pronunciation: \sh(ir)-ley\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Shirley's also a girl name)
Sounds Like: Charley, Charly
Similar Names: Shipley, Birley, Shanley, Shelley, Shepley, Sorley, Thorley
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 936
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1016


Shirley \sh(ir)-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shirley), .

The baby name Shirley sounds like Charley and Charly. Other similar baby names are Shipley, Birley, Shanley, Shelley, Shepley, Sorley and Thorley.


Shirley is a somewhat popular first name for men (#936 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1016 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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