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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shye

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Shye is of Hebrew origin and means "Present, gift".

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Notable Persons Named Shye

Shye Ben-Tzur is a qawwali musician.


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Popularity of Shye as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shye U.S.
  White 55.56% 64.26%
  African American 34.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shye

People with the last name Shye are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Shye

  • How Popular is the name Shye? Shye is the 40,503rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Shye was the 151,532nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77 babies born with the first name Shye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shye 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 Shye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shye is Sunday, October 7th, 1973.
  • What year had the most people named Shye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shye was in 2007 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shye: Your name in reverse order is Eyhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Shey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 108 people with the last name Shye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shye? Shye is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Shyes Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shye born Apr 9, 1991

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 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

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).
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