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Shella Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Shella?

Mostly unused in the United States, less than 5 babies were bestowed the name in 2016.

Uncommon, Shella would be a striking name choice.

Position 1716, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1959 with 42 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Shella in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2016.

Shella, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1946-1950, 1953-1959, and 1984-1987.

The popularity trend for Shella has remained mostly unchanged for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Shella has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Shella?

Shella's popularity is at a very low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Shella is mostly unused and will probably continue to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

Relative to what it once was, Shella has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Shella (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 < 5 --
2015 < 5 --
2014 < 5 --
2013 < 5 --
2012 < 5 --
2011 < 5 --
2010 6 16,648
2009 < 5 --
2008 < 5 --
2007 < 5 --
2006 < 5 --
2005 < 5 --
2004 < 5 --
2003 < 5 --
2002 < 5 --
2001 6 15,056
2000 5 17,193
1999 5 16,517
1998 8 10,985
1997 8 10,672
1996 < 5 --
1995 5 15,391
1994 11 8,055
1993 < 5 --
1992 10 8,649
1991 14 6,536
1990 8 10,037
1989 6 12,118
1988 8 9,098
1987 15 5,275
1986 13 5,711
1985 11 6,386
1984 8 8,024
1983 9 7,183
1982 11 6,296
1981 22 3,719
1980 13 5,492
1979 16 4,590
1978 14 4,885
1977 18 4,036
1976 17 3,930
1975 23 3,141
1974 15 4,196
1973 20 3,317
1972 27 2,661
1971 32 2,416
1970 23 3,008
1969 27 2,572
1968 31 2,199
1967 29 2,265
1966 23 2,567
1965 29 2,237
1964 34 2,067
1963 34 2,050
1962 33 2,070
1961 25 2,465
1960 38 1,851
1959 42 1,716
1958 28 2,155
1957 23 2,408
1956 33 1,892
1955 13 3,358
1954 23 2,290
1953 18 2,577
1952 19 2,495
1951 21 2,239
1950 21 2,175
1949 11 3,371
1948 11 3,316
1947 13 3,045
1946 6 4,894
1945 < 5 --
1944 13 2,610
1943 9 3,456
1942 7 4,071
1941 < 5 --
1940 11 2,706
1939 13 2,396
1938 9 3,153
1937 < 5 --
1936 6 4,109
1935 < 5 --
1934 5 4,871
1933 < 5 --
1932 5 5,000
1931 < 5 --
1930 5 5,160
1929 5 5,185
1928 < 5 --
1927 5 5,512
1926 < 5 --
1925 < 5 --
1924 8 3,955
1923 5 5,606
1922 < 5 --
1921 5 5,754
1920 < 5 --
1919 < 5 --
1918 6 4,743
1917 < 5 --
1916 8 3,507
1915 < 5 --
1914 < 5 --
1913 < 5 --
1912 < 5 --
1911 < 5 --
1910 < 5 --
1909 6 2,187
1908 < 5 --
1907 < 5 --
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 < 5 --
1901 < 5 --
1900 < 5 --
1899 < 5 --
1898 < 5 --
1897 < 5 --
1896 < 5 --
1895 < 5 --
1894 < 5 --
1893 < 5 --
1892 < 5 --
1891 < 5 --
1890 < 5 --
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 < 5 --
1886 < 5 --
1885 < 5 --
1884 < 5 --
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 < 5 --

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.