Shirley Rosman in the US

  1. #20,060,618 Shirley Rosian
  2. #20,060,619 Shirley Rosich
  3. #20,060,620 Shirley Rosine
  4. #20,060,621 Shirley Rosini
  5. #20,060,622 Shirley Rosman
  6. #20,060,623 Shirley Rossa
  7. #20,060,624 Shirley Rosselot
  8. #20,060,625 Shirley Rossow
  9. #20,060,626 Shirley Roszel
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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.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from South German Ross ‘horse’, hence an occupational name for a breeder or keeper of horses or perhaps a nickname for someone thought to resemble a horse or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a horse.
25,409th in the U.S.

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