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Shell - Meaning of Shell

What does Shell mean?

Meaning of the name ShellMiaKaylaMakaylaRachelMichelleMikaylaMichaelaMikaelaRaquelMicaelaRacquelMikalaLashellShelliRachelleMikalahShelleyRochelleNichelleRacheal

[ 1 syll. (s)hel(l), sh-e-ll ] The baby girl name Shell is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced SHEHL †. Shell's origin is Hebrew, English, and Old English, and its use, English. English origin: The name could be from the English word shell which is ultimately of the Old English sciell. It is however most often a derivative of Michelle, or else Shelley.

In addition, Shell is a form of Michaela in the English language.

Shell is also a contracted form of the English, French, and German Michelle in the English language.

Shell is also a diminutive of the English, French, German, and Yiddish Rachel in the English language.

Shell is also a form of the English, French, and Italian Rachelle.

Shell is also a contracted form of the English Shelley.

A form of the name is the English Lashell.

See also the related category word (element).

Shell is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Shell, Rachel was the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Shell include Chelle, Sahl, Sal, Sale, Saule, Sel, Sell, Shaquille, Shel, Sile, Silje, Sille, Sol, Sole, Soulle, Syl, Cecil, Ceil, Cele, and Ciel.

† Pronunciation for Shell: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


Meaning of Shell Meaning of Lashell Meaning of Michelle Meaning of Shelley Meaning of Rachel Meaning of Michaela Meaning of Rachelle
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