Shalyn

First Name
2k
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 Shalyn

User Submitted Origins

     English
56%
     Arabic
11%
     Gaelic
11%
     African
11%
     Celtic
11%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Shalyn is of Celtic origin and means "Blessing".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Shalyn is of African origin and means "Hope".
  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Shalyn means "Fairy Castle" and is of Gaelic origin.
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Shalyn is of English origin and means "GIFT".
  • A submission from Indiana, United States says the name Shalyn means "Gift" and is of English origin.

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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 5 0
1968 7 7 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 18 18 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 28 28 0
1980 38 38 0
1981 36 36 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 37 37 0
1984 41 41 0
1985 39 39 0
1986 46 46 0
1987 36 36 0
1988 54 54 0
1989 49 49 0
1990 49 49 0
1991 53 53 0
1992 78 78 0
1993 87 87 0
1994 54 54 0
1995 61 61 0
1996 65 65 0
1997 61 61 0
1998 71 71 0
1999 97 97 0
2000 98 98 0
2001 68 68 0
2002 91 91 0
2003 71 71 0
2004 57 57 0
2005 51 51 0
2006 49 49 0
2007 45 45 0
2008 61 61 0
2009 25 25 0
2010 30 30 0
2011 21 21 0
2012 18 18 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 5 5 0
2015 12 12 0
2016 8 8 0
2017 12 12 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 Shalyn

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shalyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shalyn

  • How Popular is the name Shalyn? Shalyn is the 6,826th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shalyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,985 babies born with the first name Shalyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shalyn to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shalyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shalyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shalyn was in 2000 with a total of 98 babies.
  • Random Shalyn Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shalyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Shalyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yanlhs. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shalyn born Oct 5, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner 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).