Shaelyn

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shaelyn

User Submitted Origins

     Irish
67%
     American
11%
     English
11%
     Celtic
11%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Shaelyn is of Irish origin and means "One whom is noble".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Shaelyn is of Celtic origin and means "From the faerie fort".
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Shaelyn means "Beautiful Heart" and is of American origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Shaelyn means "The noble one".
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  1. A female given name

How popular is the baby name Shaelyn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 5 5 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 12 12 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 27 27 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 29 29 0
1990 41 41 0
1991 36 36 0
1992 62 62 0
1993 38 38 0
1994 73 73 0
1995 62 62 0
1996 107 107 0
1997 112 112 0
1998 159 159 0
1999 155 155 0
2000 177 177 0
2001 138 138 0
2002 146 146 0
2003 160 160 0
2004 136 136 0
2005 146 146 0
2006 161 161 0
2007 159 159 0
2008 148 148 0
2009 163 163 0
2010 147 147 0
2011 107 107 0
2012 96 96 0
2013 96 96 0
2014 67 67 0
2015 79 79 0
2016 60 60 0
2017 53 53 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Shaelyn

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shaelyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shaelyn

  • How Popular is the name Shaelyn? Shaelyn is the 4,985th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shaelyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,234 babies born with the first name Shaelyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shaelyn to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shaelyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shaelyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shaelyn is Tuesday, June 6th, 1961.
  • What year had the most people named Shaelyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shaelyn was in 2000 with a total of 177 babies.
  • Random Shaelyn Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shaelyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Shaelyn: Your name in reverse order is Nyleahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seyhanl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shaelyn born Apr 18, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.