Shelagh

First Name
510
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 Shelagh

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Alt. Meaning

S is for strength, there when needed.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for lucky, who is more?

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

Notable Persons Named Shelagh

Her most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 2010. Shelagh was born on November 25th, 1938 in Broughton, Salford. She left this life on November 20th, 2011.

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Shelagh Fogarty is a radio, television presenter; journalist, and journalist. Shelagh was born on January 13th, 1966 in Liverpool.

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Shelagh Fraser was an actress. She was most prominent from 1944 to 2000. Shelagh was given the name Sheila Mary Fraser on November 25th, 1920 in Purley, London, Surrey, England, UK. Shelagh is also known as Fraser and Sheila Mary. She left this life on August 29th, 2000.

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Shelagh Stephenson is a writer.

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Shelagh Rogers is an office holder. Shelagh was born on January 23rd, 1956.

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Shelagh McDonald is a folk music and electric folk musician. She was most active from 1968 to 1971.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 6 6 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 22 22 0
1952 16 16 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 15 15 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 22 22 0
1962 20 20 0
1963 20 20 0
1964 20 20 0
1965 16 16 0
1966 15 15 0
1967 19 19 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 20 20 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 13 13 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 6 6 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 9 9 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1994 5 5 0
1996 6 6 0
1999 5 5 0

Fun Facts about the name Shelagh

  • How Popular is the name Shelagh? Shelagh is the 16,115th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shelagh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 510 babies born with the first name Shelagh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shelagh to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shelagh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shelagh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shelagh is Sunday, October 14th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Shelagh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shelagh was in 1950 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Shelagh Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shelagh is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Shelagh: Your name in reverse order is Hgalehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elhagsh. 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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