Shirley Weeden in the US

  1. #2,057,832 Shirley Waites
  2. #2,057,833 Shirley Walston
  3. #2,057,834 Shirley Waltz
  4. #2,057,835 Shirley Weddle
  5. #2,057,836 Shirley Weeden
  6. #2,057,837 Shirley Wei
  7. #2,057,838 Shirley Weil
  8. #2,057,839 Shirley Whitmer
  9. #2,057,840 Shirley Whittemore
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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.
English: variant spelling of Weedon.
8,983rd in the U.S.

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