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Shay Meaning


What does Shay mean?

The name Shay is of English origin.

The meaning of Shay is "admirable".

It is also of Irish origin, where its meaning is "hawk like".

Shay is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Shay.

The Given Name Shay

Shay is a variant of Shea. See Shea for further details.

The bird name Shay, has a wonderfully chic quality.

This great little unisex name has a natural sparkle.

Shay is also great as a middle name.

Shay falls into the name categories bird, cool.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Shay Mitchell.

Shay Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,372 in baby name popularity for girls with 170 occurrences. It ranked 1,775 in baby name popularity for boys with 86 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,373 in baby name popularity for girls with 172 occurrences. It ranked 2,244 in baby name popularity for boys with 60 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Shay has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Shay Name Popularity Page.

Shay Related Names

Shay is a variant of Shea.

The name Lashay is a form of Shay.

Famous Shays

  • Shay Mitchell ~ Actress

Shay Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Shay.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Shay Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Shay in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Shay.

Just for fun, see the name Shay in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Shay in Nautical Flags page.