Shaye

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

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Origin and Meaning of Shaye

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  • A user from South Africa says the name Shaye is of Celtic / Gaelic origin and means "Admirable".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Shaye is of Unknown origin and means "Gift".

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Wiktionary
  1. (rare) A female given name of Irish origin; a variant of Shay, from Shea.

Notable Persons Named Shaye

Shaye Anderson is an MLA for Leduc-Beaumont. His ongoing career started in 2015. Shaye was born in Duncan, British Columbia.

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Shaye Sharahili is a soccer player for the Al-Nassr FC. Shaye was born on May 30th, 1990 in Riyadh.

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Shaye was born on September 20th, 1923. She passed away on June 12th, 2009.

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Shaye Al-Nafisah is a soccer player for the Saudi Arabia national football team. Shaye was born on March 20th, 1962 in Saudi Arabia.

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Shaye Harrell is an athlete for the Arizona Heatwave.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shaye

Lin Shaye is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1971. Lin was given the name Linda Shaye on October 12th, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

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Robert Shaye is a ceo, chairman of new line cinema, film producer, film director, writer, actor, new line cinema, and chairman ofnew line cinema. He was most active from 1980 to present. Robert was born on March 4th, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

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Skyler Shaye is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Skyler was given the name Skyler Anna Shaye on October 14th, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Abdulelah was born in 1977.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 12 12 0
1953 5 5 0
1958 10 10 0
1960 6 6 0
1962 11 6 5
1963 5 5 0
1964 10 5 5
1965 6 6 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 22 16 6
1972 26 18 8
1973 28 21 7
1974 39 27 12
1975 24 18 6
1976 29 22 7
1977 29 21 8
1978 24 24 0
1979 31 20 11
1980 36 36 0
1981 22 22 0
1982 24 16 8
1983 18 18 0
1984 22 16 6
1985 33 28 5
1986 35 21 14
1987 41 30 11
1988 49 34 15
1989 68 44 24
1990 56 44 12
1991 73 58 15
1992 70 55 15
1993 67 50 17
1994 61 51 10
1995 81 58 23
1996 133 112 21
1997 120 94 26
1998 152 128 24
1999 107 84 23
2000 105 82 23
2001 105 85 20
2002 91 75 16
2003 83 63 20
2004 95 78 17
2005 61 50 11
2006 64 55 9
2007 52 36 16
2008 55 40 15
2009 60 39 21
2010 47 32 15
2011 37 28 9
2012 34 23 11
2013 36 31 5
2014 28 18 10
2015 44 30 14
2016 27 22 5
2017 21 9 12

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Popularity of Shaye as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shaye

  • How Popular is the name Shaye? Shaye is the 5,616th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shaye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,676 babies born with the first name Shaye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shaye to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shaye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Shaye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shaye is Wednesday, August 1st, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Shaye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shaye was in 1998 with a total of 128 babies.
  • Random Shaye Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shaye is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Shaye: Your name in reverse order is Eyahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Syeah. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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