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Shelton

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1882 10 0 10
1883 8 0 8
1884 7 0 7
1885 8 0 8
1886 6 0 6
1887 10 0 10
1888 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1893 7 0 7
1894 9 0 9
1895 6 0 6
1896 6 0 6
1897 5 0 5
1898 8 0 8
1899 9 0 9
1900 7 0 7
1901 6 0 6
1902 7 0 7
1903 8 0 8
1904 11 0 11
1905 14 0 14
1906 10 0 10
1907 6 0 6
1908 18 0 18
1909 16 0 16
1910 26 0 26
1911 7 0 7
1912 23 0 23
1913 36 0 36
1914 51 0 51
1915 58 0 58
1916 45 0 45
1917 77 0 77
1918 78 0 78
1919 77 0 77
1920 79 0 79
1921 84 0 84
1922 78 0 78
1923 62 0 62
1924 98 0 98
1925 81 0 81
1926 72 0 72
1927 85 0 85
1928 66 0 66
1929 72 0 72
1930 67 0 67
1931 53 0 53
1932 74 0 74
1933 72 0 72
1934 77 0 77
1935 97 0 97
1936 94 0 94
1937 115 0 115
1938 91 0 91
1939 94 0 94
1940 100 0 100
1941 119 0 119
1942 103 0 103
1943 106 5 101
1944 106 0 106
1945 106 0 106
1946 88 0 88
1947 122 0 122
1948 131 0 131
1949 136 5 131
1950 125 0 125
1951 125 0 125
1952 123 0 123
1953 129 0 129
1954 128 0 128
1955 146 0 146
1956 149 0 149
1957 133 0 133
1958 159 0 159
1959 144 0 144
1960 149 0 149
1961 140 0 140
1962 141 0 141
1963 158 7 151
1964 159 5 154
1965 156 0 156
1966 158 8 150
1967 142 0 142
1968 137 0 137
1969 169 7 162
1970 142 0 142
1971 167 0 167
1972 185 6 179
1973 138 5 133
1974 144 0 144
1975 174 6 168
1976 155 0 155
1977 141 0 141
1978 136 0 136
1979 153 6 147
1980 128 7 121
1981 123 0 123
1982 118 0 118
1983 116 0 116
1984 116 0 116
1985 117 0 117
1986 112 8 104
1987 137 5 132
1988 150 0 150
1989 154 5 149
1990 155 0 155
1991 165 5 160
1992 145 0 145
1993 165 7 158
1994 145 8 137
1995 129 6 123
1996 138 7 131
1997 133 9 124
1998 120 8 112
1999 112 0 112
2000 114 8 106
2001 100 7 93
2002 115 6 109
2003 108 0 108
2004 103 0 103
2005 95 0 95
2006 98 0 98
2007 89 6 83
2008 78 5 73
2009 66 0 66
2010 59 0 59
2011 72 0 72
2012 62 0 62
2013 63 5 58
2014 55 0 55
2015 61 0 61

Want to know about the popularity of the Shelton baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,846 babies born with the name Shelton in the United States. That's more than enough Sheltons to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shelton" was in 1972 with a total of 179 babies.

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shelton" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of only 137 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Shelton popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shelton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shelton as well as things modernly associated with the name Shelton such as celebrities named Shelton.

Origin and Meaning of Shelton

The name "Shelton" is of English origin, and it means "From the ledge farm Deep valley". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Shelton Benjamin

Shelton Benjamin is a professional wrestler. Shelton was born in 1975 as Shelton James Benjamin in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

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Spike Lee

Spike Lee is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1977 to present. Spike was born in 1957 as Shelton Jackson Lee in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Hank Williams III

Hank Williams III is a singer-songwriter and musician specializing in country, cowpunk, hardcore punk, and heavy metal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Hank was born in 1972 as Shelton Hank Williams in Nashville, Tennessee|.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Shelton

Shelton Brothers
Shelton Snow
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Shelton Wa
Shelton State
Shelton Tree Service
Shelton Connecticut
Shelton Group

Alternative Meanings

S is for sensible, the practical side.

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Notlehs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oelsnth". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shelton born Jul 23, 1985

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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 Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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