Shirley Krimm in the US

  1. #37,111,201 Shirley Kriesch
  2. #37,111,202 Shirley Krietemeyer
  3. #37,111,203 Shirley Krifka
  4. #37,111,204 Shirley Krikpatrick
  5. #37,111,205 Shirley Krimm
  6. #37,111,206 Shirley Kringlie
  7. #37,111,207 Shirley Kripps
  8. #37,111,208 Shirley Krischke
  9. #37,111,209 Shirley Kriska
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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.
German: 1. habitational name from any of the places named Krimm or Krim, in Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg, former East Prussia, and Bavaria. 2. variant of Grimm. 3. North German: nickname for a hunched or bent person, from Low German krimpen ‘to crimp or shrivel’.
54,593rd in the U.S.

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