Shirley Plessinger in the US

  1. #80,616,076 Shirley Plescia
  2. #80,616,077 Shirley Plese
  3. #80,616,078 Shirley Plesetz
  4. #80,616,079 Shirley Pleskan
  5. #80,616,080 Shirley Plessinger
  6. #80,616,081 Shirley Plessner
  7. #80,616,082 Shirley Plester
  8. #80,616,083 Shirley Plesz
  9. #80,616,084 Shirley Pletkovich
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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.
Probably a variant spelling of German Blessinger.
40,440th in the U.S.

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