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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shelle

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Alt. Meaning

S is for select, as few are chosen.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shelle

Kirke La Shelle was a journalist, playwright, and theatrical producer. Kirke was given the name Martin Kirk LaShells on September 23rd, 1862 in Wyoming, Illinois. Kirke is also known as Martin Kirk LaShells. He died on May 16th, 1905.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1949 7 7 0
1950 7 7 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 7 7 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 18 18 0
1959 18 18 0
1960 29 29 0
1961 31 31 0
1962 37 37 0
1963 20 20 0
1964 40 40 0
1965 33 33 0
1966 26 26 0
1967 26 26 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 30 30 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 26 26 0
1972 21 21 0
1973 18 18 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 5 5 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 5 5 0
1985 6 6 0
1988 7 7 0
1991 6 6 0

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Fun Facts about the name Shelle

  • How Popular is the name Shelle? Shelle is the 14,924th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shelle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 577 babies born with the first name Shelle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shelle 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 Shelle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shelle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shelle is Saturday, February 18th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Shelle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shelle was in 1964 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Shelle Factoid: According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shelle is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1962.
  • Weird things about the name Shelle: Your name in reverse order is Ellehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hesell. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shelle born May 4, 1946

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greece approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.