Shirley Cloyd in the US

  1. #3,004,281 Shirley Clare
  2. #3,004,282 Shirley Clauss
  3. #3,004,283 Shirley Click
  4. #3,004,284 Shirley Clift
  5. #3,004,285 Shirley Cloyd
  6. #3,004,286 Shirley Clubb
  7. #3,004,287 Shirley Cogdill
  8. #3,004,288 Shirley Colin
  9. #3,004,289 Shirley Conant
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Meaning & Origins

Transferred use of the surname, in origin a local name from any of the various places (in the West Midlands, Derbyshire, Hampshire, and Surrey) named in Old English from scīr ‘county, shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’. It was given by Charlotte Brontë to the heroine of her novel Shirley (1849). According to the novel, her parents had selected the name in prospect of a male child and used it regardless. Shirley had earlier been used as a boy's name (Charlotte Brontë refers to it as a ‘masculine cognomen’), but this literary influence fixed it firmly as a girl's name. It was strongly reinforced during the 1930s and 40s by the popularity of the child film star Shirley Temple (b. 1928).
84th in the U.S.
Welsh: variant of Lloyd.
8,786th in the U.S.

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