Shirley Griffitts in the US

  1. #6,448,708 Shirley Greenstein
  2. #6,448,709 Shirley Greggs
  3. #6,448,710 Shirley Grenier
  4. #6,448,711 Shirley Grieshaber
  5. #6,448,712 Shirley Griffitts
  6. #6,448,713 Shirley Grindle
  7. #6,448,714 Shirley Grizzard
  8. #6,448,715 Shirley Groseclose
  9. #6,448,716 Shirley Grossi
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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.
Altered spelling of Griffiths.
24,786th in the U.S.

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