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Girl Name: Shell

Name: Shell
Pronunciation: \sh(e)-ll\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Related Names: Rachel, Rochelle
Sounds Like: Shelly, Shela, Shelli
Variant forms: Chell, Chella, Chelle, Shella, Shelle
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2399


Shell \sh(e)-ll\ as a girl's name. Possibly short form of Michelle or Shelley, or from the object.

Shell has 5 variant forms: Chell, Chella, Chelle, Shella and Shelle.

For more information, see also related names Rachel and Rochelle.

Baby names that sound like Shell are Shelly, Shela and Shelli.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Shell.


Shell is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2399 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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