Shelba

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 Shelba

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  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Shelba is of English origin and means "Willow farm".
  • According to a user from Tennessee, United States, the name Shelba is of English origin and means "willow farm".
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1935 6 6 0
1936 166 166 0
1937 349 344 5
1938 254 254 0
1939 200 200 0
1940 174 174 0
1941 130 130 0
1942 83 83 0
1943 64 64 0
1944 57 57 0
1945 34 34 0
1946 40 40 0
1947 27 27 0
1948 37 37 0
1949 33 33 0
1950 28 28 0
1951 28 28 0
1952 32 32 0
1953 15 15 0
1954 24 24 0
1955 42 42 0
1956 21 21 0
1957 36 36 0
1958 31 31 0
1959 30 30 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 19 19 0
1962 16 16 0
1963 21 21 0
1964 16 16 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 15 15 0
1967 17 17 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 7 7 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 5 5 0
1980 9 9 0
1982 7 7 0
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International Interest for Shelba

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shelba as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shelba

  • How Popular is the name Shelba? Shelba is the 6,500th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shelba have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,141 babies born with the first name Shelba in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shelba 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 Shelba? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shelba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shelba is Wednesday, February 17th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Shelba born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shelba was in 1937 with a total of 344 babies.
  • Random Shelba Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shelba is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Shelba: Your name in reverse order is Ablehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saeblh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shelba born Aug 11, 1958

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 Korea approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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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).