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The name Shelly is of English origin, and is a variation of Shelley.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Shelly 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 Shelly
Use of the Name Shelly for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
81,796 78,697 11,328 457 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Shelly has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Shelly first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1882, which is the first year shown on the table.  Shelly last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1996, 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 Shelly
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1882  8277
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1889  7798
1890    
1891  9486
1892    
1893  7649
1894  9427
1895    
1896    
1897  8448
1898  9837
1899    
1900    
1901  8488
1902  9188
1903    
1904  9538
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194398466  
1944    
194588673  
194699172  
1947    
1948867102  
1949614182  
195044133394454
1951416404  
1952356537  
1953357568  
1954306762  
1955306789  
1956291927  
19572441,213  
19582211,377  
19591881,882  
19601582,687  
19611452,991  
19621303,483  
19631173,786  
19641014,082  
1965983,850  
1966893,860  
1967943,645  
1968973,594  
19691023,676  
19701033,751  
19711033,639  
1972953,285  
19731042,910  
19741072,798  
19751132,483  
19761451,859  
19771511,846  
19781751,501  
19791821,455  
19801851,448  
19812121,227  
19822261,136  
19832311,072  
1984259949  
1985283882  
1986326742  
1987369630  
1988429537  
1989503466  
1990565413  
1991544432  
1992647348  
1993698307  
1994737282  
1995821240  
1996906217  
Totals:  81,796 130

During the last 125 years, parents have used Shelly as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Shelly appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 52 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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