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6k
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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shirlee

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

I is for ideals, no higher!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

E is for eager, let's get started!

Notable Persons Named Shirlee

Shirlee Elaine Busbee is a romance novel novelist. She has had major accomplishments since 1977. Shirlee was born on August 9th, 1941 in San Jose, California.

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Shirlee was born on August 5th, 1923 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She died on April 16th, 2010.

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Shirlee was born in 1937.

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Shirlee Matheson is a writer. Shirlee was born on October 16th, 1943.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 7 7 0
1916 8 8 0
1917 14 14 0
1918 31 31 0
1919 43 43 0
1920 67 67 0
1921 91 91 0
1922 115 115 0
1923 170 170 0
1924 194 194 0
1925 183 183 0
1926 181 181 0
1927 185 185 0
1928 172 172 0
1929 153 148 5
1930 147 147 0
1931 139 139 0
1932 121 121 0
1933 129 129 0
1934 209 209 0
1935 340 340 0
1936 195 195 0
1937 155 155 0
1938 121 121 0
1939 129 129 0
1940 94 94 0
1941 98 98 0
1942 116 116 0
1943 119 119 0
1944 96 96 0
1945 97 97 0
1946 113 113 0
1947 116 116 0
1948 96 96 0
1949 104 104 0
1950 90 90 0
1951 104 104 0
1952 73 73 0
1953 77 77 0
1954 68 68 0
1955 64 64 0
1956 93 93 0
1957 80 80 0
1958 72 72 0
1959 65 65 0
1960 52 52 0
1961 45 45 0
1962 39 39 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 43 43 0
1965 29 29 0
1966 33 33 0
1967 28 28 0
1968 21 21 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 11 11 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 5 5 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 7 7 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 6 6 0
1994 6 6 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 9 9 0
2001 5 5 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 5 5 0

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Popularity of Shirlee as a first name

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Common last names for Shirlee

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Anderson
  • Jones
  • Wilson

Fun Facts about the name Shirlee

  • How Popular is the name Shirlee? Shirlee is the 3,469th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shirlee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,709 babies born with the first name Shirlee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shirlee to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shirlee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shirlee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shirlee is Thursday, August 29th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Shirlee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shirlee was in 1935 with a total of 340 babies.
  • Random Shirlee Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shirlee ranks 104th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 12 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Shirlee: Your name in reverse order is Eelrihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rlheeis. 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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