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

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Origin and Meaning of Shei

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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Shei is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift or Present".

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

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Popularity of Shei as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shei U.S.
  White 51.97% 64.26%
  African American 7.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 40.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shei

People with the last name Shei are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Shei

  • How Popular is the name Shei? As a last name Shei was the 115,034th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Shei first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Shei is Sunday, May 18th, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Shei? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Shei. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Shei: Your name in reverse order is Iehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shei? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 152 people with the last name Shei.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shei? Shei is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Sheis Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shei born Apr 21, 2000

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).
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