Shirley Millette in the US

  1. #7,748,182 Shirley Milani
  2. #7,748,183 Shirley Milazzo
  3. #7,748,184 Shirley Milby
  4. #7,748,185 Shirley Milheim
  5. #7,748,186 Shirley Millette
  6. #7,748,187 Shirley Milliron
  7. #7,748,188 Shirley Mines
  8. #7,748,189 Shirley Ming
  9. #7,748,190 Shirley Minick
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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 French Millet; the spelling reflects the Canadian practice of sounding the final -t.
12,211th in the U.S.

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