Shirley Ivy in the US

  1. #722,781 Shirley Forrester
  2. #722,782 Shirley Gauthier
  3. #722,783 Shirley Hamlin
  4. #722,784 Shirley Hummel
  5. #722,785 Shirley Ivy
  6. #722,786 Shirley Kilpatrick
  7. #722,787 Shirley Landrum
  8. #722,788 Shirley Lincoln
  9. #722,789 Shirley Lockwood
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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.
Ivy
English: variant spelling of Ivey.
2,616th in the U.S.

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