Shirley Minger in the US

  1. #20,059,197 Shirley Mina
  2. #20,059,198 Shirley Mindheim
  3. #20,059,199 Shirley Minella
  4. #20,059,200 Shirley Minett
  5. #20,059,201 Shirley Minger
  6. #20,059,202 Shirley Mingie
  7. #20,059,203 Shirley Mingoa
  8. #20,059,204 Shirley Minjiras
  9. #20,059,205 Shirley Minne
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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.
Dutch: 1. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’. 2. variant of Manger 1.
26,994th in the U.S.

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