Shela

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shela

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  • A user from Republic of Moldova says the name Shela is of African origin and means "Love".

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Wiktionary

From -sha +‎ -ela.

Notable Persons Named Shela

shela is a j-pop singing and actor. She plays Saxophone and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1999. shela was born on March 4th, 1980 in Bibai, Hokkaido.

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Shela Mandela is an athlete for the FC Talanta.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shela

shela is a j-pop singing and actor. She plays Saxophone and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1999. shela was born on March 4th, 1980 in Bibai, Hokkaido.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1935 5 5 0
1936 5 5 0
1937 7 7 0
1938 5 5 0
1939 6 6 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 14 14 0
1943 20 20 0
1944 15 15 0
1945 13 13 0
1946 26 26 0
1947 24 24 0
1948 26 26 0
1949 29 29 0
1950 44 44 0
1951 37 37 0
1952 33 33 0
1953 37 37 0
1954 30 30 0
1955 27 27 0
1956 29 29 0
1957 29 29 0
1958 34 34 0
1959 28 28 0
1960 29 29 0
1961 31 31 0
1962 32 32 0
1963 40 40 0
1964 36 36 0
1965 39 39 0
1966 36 36 0
1967 28 28 0
1968 29 29 0
1969 37 37 0
1970 30 30 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 23 23 0
1973 23 23 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 21 21 0
1976 15 15 0
1977 18 18 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 13 13 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 18 18 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 31 31 0
1988 34 34 0
1989 22 22 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 17 17 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 9 9 0
2005 5 5 0
2007 5 5 0

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Popularity of Shela as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shela

  • How Popular is the name Shela? Shela is the 8,518th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,398 babies born with the first name Shela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shela to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shela is Thursday, June 3rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Shela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shela was in 1950 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Shela Factoid: According to the 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shela is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1947.
  • Weird things about the name Shela: Your name in reverse order is Alehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lhsea. 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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