Shirley Krapek in the US

  1. #13,129,454 Shirley Kraeger
  2. #13,129,455 Shirley Kraetsch
  3. #13,129,456 Shirley Krajewski
  4. #13,129,457 Shirley Kram
  5. #13,129,458 Shirley Krapek
  6. #13,129,459 Shirley Krapf
  7. #13,129,460 Shirley Kravetz
  8. #13,129,461 Shirley Kray
  9. #13,129,462 Shirley Kreiman
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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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