Names of the Week
Word of the Week
wrangle  More

Shelly Meaning


What does Shelly mean?

The name Shelly is of English origin.

The meaning of Shelly is "meadow on a ledge".

Shelly is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced She-lly.

The Given Name Shelly

Shelly is a form of Sheleigh. See Sheleigh for further details.

Shelly appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Chic yet luminous, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Shelly falls into the flower name category.

Shelly Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 3,617 in baby name popularity for girls with 43 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,356 in baby name popularity for girls with 48 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Shelly Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Shelly has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Shelly to other names.

Shelly Related Names

Shelly is a form of Sheleigh.

Famous Shellys

    Shelly Numerology

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

    Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Shelly.

    It may give you some insight about your new baby.

    Children named Shelly are often rare and well-groomed but most of all they are read more >>

    Shelly Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Shelly.

    Just for fun, see the name Shelly 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 Shelly in Nautical Flags page.