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Shea - Meaning of Shea

What does Shea mean?

Meaning of the name SheaShaydaShaelyShayleneShae-LynnShayleeShaelynSheahShayleyShailynShaileyShaylaghShaileeLasheaShayliShaylieSchaeShaeleeShaelaShaelineShayleenShaeleneShailaShayanaShaylaShaylynShayllaShai

[ 1 syll. (s)hea, sh-ea ] The baby girl name Shea is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is more popular. It is pronounced -SHey- †. Shea's language of origin is Celtic. It is predominantly used in English and Irish. The meaning of Shea is 'admirable'.

Shea is a form of the name Shai.

What are the Variant Forms of Shea?




The name Shea is widely used; it has 45 forms. Forms of the name include Lashea, Schae, Shae-Lynn, Shaela, Shaelee, Shaelene, Shaeline, Shaely, Shaelyn, Shai, Shaila, Shailee, Shailey, Shailyn, Shayana, Shayda, Shayla (used in Irish as well), Shaylagh, Shaylee (used in Irish as well), Shayleen, Shaylene, Shayley, Shayli, Shaylie, Shaylla, Shaylyn, Sheah, Sheala, Shealene, and Shealy. Other English forms include the familiar form Shealyn, and the spelling variants Shae, Shay (used in Irish as well), Shaye, Shey, and Sheye.


See also the related form, the English Shealee.

See also the related categories, irish and celtic.

Shea is an uncommon baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 2005, 0.017% of baby girls were named Shea. It was #764 in rank then. The baby name has steeply dropped in popularity since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. Within all girl names in its family, Shea was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Although there were times from 1970 to 1987 that Shea was more popular with boys, today it is used more commonly as a baby girl name. In 2005, 2 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Shea.

Baby names that sound like Shea include Shae, Shai, Shay, Shaye, Shey, Sache, Sachee, Sae, Saeg, Saege, Saesha, Sage, Saige, Sake, Sao, Sash, Sashae, Sashay, Sask, and Sau.

† Pronunciation for Shea: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"

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