girl name Shay

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The table below indicates the number of times the name Shay has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Shay
Use of the Name Shay for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
410 410 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Shay has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Shay first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1970, which is the first year shown on the table.  Shay last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1995, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Shay
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1973  90079
1975  96173
1976  98772
1977  99675
1979  95586
1980  96587
1987  922106
1988  842128
1989  920122
1990  966117
1991  838153
1994  969130
1995  981129
Totals:  410 1,504

During the last 125 years, parents have used Shay as a girl's name about 21% of the time and more frequently (about 78% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Shay appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 3 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.

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Girl Name Shay