Shirley Defigio in the US

  1. #80,591,349 Shirley Deffebough
  2. #80,591,350 Shirley Deffenbaugh
  3. #80,591,351 Shirley Defferding
  4. #80,591,352 Shirley Defield
  5. #80,591,353 Shirley Defigio
  6. #80,591,354 Shirley Defillipo
  7. #80,591,355 Shirley Deflaviis
  8. #80,591,356 Shirley Deflippo
  9. #80,591,357 Shirley Defnall
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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).
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