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Origin and Meaning of Schelly

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Schel"ly
The powan.
  1. (Britain, dialect) A fish, the powan.

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Popularity of Schelly as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Schelly U.S.
  White 88.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Schelly

People with the last name Schelly are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Schelly

  • How Popular is the name Schelly? Schelly is the 35,677th most popular name of all time. As a last name Schelly was the 149,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Schelly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 107 babies born with the first name Schelly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Schelly to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Schelly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Schelly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Schelly is Sunday, May 21st, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Schelly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Schelly was in 1962 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Schelly: Your name in reverse order is Yllehcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llchyse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Schelly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110 people with the last name Schelly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Schelly? Schelly is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.