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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 2017.

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 2017.

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

The popularity trend for Shella has steadily decreased for a while. In recent years however, 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 has recently started 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
2017 < 5 --
2016 < 5 --
2015 < 5 --
2014 < 5 --
2013 < 5 --
2012 < 5 --
2011 < 5 --
2010 6 16,650
2009 < 5 --
2008 < 5 --
2007 < 5 --
2006 < 5 --
2005 < 5 --
2004 < 5 --
2003 < 5 --
2002 < 5 --
2001 6 15,055
2000 5 17,194
1999 5 16,518
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 6,537
1990 8 10,037
1989 6 12,119
1988 8 9,098
1987 15 5,276
1986 13 5,711
1985 11 6,388
1984 8 8,025
1983 9 7,184
1982 11 6,297
1981 22 3,717
1980 13 5,491
1979 16 4,590
1978 14 4,885
1977 18 4,036
1976 17 3,931
1975 23 3,141
1974 15 4,195
1973 20 3,317
1972 27 2,661
1971 32 2,416
1970 23 3,009
1969 27 2,572
1968 31 2,199
1967 29 2,265
1966 23 2,567
1965 29 2,236
1964 34 2,066
1963 34 2,051
1962 33 2,071
1961 25 2,465
1960 38 1,851
1959 42 1,716
1958 28 2,156
1957 23 2,407
1956 33 1,892
1955 13 3,360
1954 23 2,288
1953 18 2,577
1952 19 2,494
1951 21 2,241
1950 21 2,176
1949 11 3,370
1948 11 3,315
1947 13 3,045
1946 6 4,894
1945 < 5 --
1944 13 2,610
1943 9 3,455
1942 7 4,072
1941 < 5 --
1940 11 2,706
1939 13 2,395
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 5,186
1928 < 5 --
1927 5 5,512
1926 < 5 --
1925 < 5 --
1924 8 3,956
1923 5 5,606
1922 < 5 --
1921 5 5,755
1920 < 5 --
1919 < 5 --
1918 6 4,743
1917 < 5 --
1916 8 3,508
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.