Shirley Kazarian in the US

  1. #80,603,405 Shirley Kaynitz
  2. #80,603,406 Shirley Kayspence
  3. #80,603,407 Shirley Kazan
  4. #80,603,408 Shirley Kazanjian
  5. #80,603,409 Shirley Kazarian
  6. #80,603,410 Shirley Kazdal
  7. #80,603,411 Shirley Kazdin
  8. #80,603,412 Shirley Kazemba
  9. #80,603,413 Shirley Kazinski
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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.
Armenian: patronymic from the personal name Kazar, variant of Ghazar, itself a variant of Łazar (see Lazar). It is possible, but less likely, that the name is an ethnic name for a Kazar, a member of a people living in the southern Caucasus in the Middle Ages.
24,827th in the U.S.

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