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The table below indicates the number of times the name Shay has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Shay
Use of the Name Shay for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,504 1,504 972 129 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Shay has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Shay first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl 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 boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Shay
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
197097569966132
1971  893149
1972    
197390079  
197492378962129
197596173  
197698772  
197799675  
1978    
197995586  
198096587  
1981    
1982    
1983    
1984    
1985    
1986    
1987922106  
1988842128  
1989920122  
1990966117  
1991838153  
1992    
1993    
1994969130  
1995981129  
Totals:  1,504 410

During the last 125 years, parents have used Shay as a boy's name about 78% of the time and less frequently (about 21% of the time) as a girl'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 boy names only 15 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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Boy Name Shay