First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Shirey

Play Accuracy Source
Automated Male (English)
Is this an accurate pronunciation?
Automated Female (English)
Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Shirey?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shirey mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Shirey

User Submitted Origins


Submit the origin and/or meaning of Shirey to us below

Alt. Meaning

S is for serene, your calm time.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

R is for rich, in the love from others

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shirey

Sxip Shirey is an electoacoustic, dark cabaret, etc., and electronic music musician. Sxip was given the name Gene Shirey in Athens, Ohio.



Fred Shirey was a football player for the Green Bay Packers and History of the Cleveland Rams. Fred was born on January 12th, 1916 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He passed away on November 1st, 1961.


John Shirey is a football player. John was born on March 19th, 1898 in Texas.


Duke Shirey was a baseball player. Duke was born on July 20th, 1898 in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. He died on September 1st, 1962.


Where is the name Shirey popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Shirey as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Shirey as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or Texas.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shirey U.S.
  White 95.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shirey

People with the last name Shirey are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Shirey

  • How Popular is the name Shirey? Shirey is the 78,217th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shirey was the 5,757th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shirey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Shirey in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shirey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shirey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shirey is Monday, February 16th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Shirey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shirey was in 1941 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shirey: Your name in reverse order is Yerihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rsiyhe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shirey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,020 people with the last name Shirey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shirey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Shirey as their last name.

What Shireys Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Shirey

Name poster for Shirey(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • 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.