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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Shirley

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Shirley in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Shirley:

  • Records indicate that 8,868 boys in the United States have been named Shirley since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1935, when 433 people in the U.S. were given the name Shirley. Those people are now 86 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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  • "I have always thought of it as a girls name. But it was used as a boys name in The Anne of Green Gables Novels" Mar. 1, 2021: Report as inappropriate

  • "Was never at all common as a male name, and certainly became much less so from the 1930s, when the American child actress Shirley Temple made it such a popular girl's name. Yet back in 1849, in which the central female character in Charlotte Bronte's novel 'Shirley' goes by the name, Miss Bronte thought of it as a "masculine cognomen"." Feb. 5, 2008: Report as inappropriate

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