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The table below indicates the number of times the name Shirley 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 Shirley
Use of the Name Shirley for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
8,867 61 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Shirley has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  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 Shirley
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880630106718
18817737  
1882605116709
18835171346318
18846031149818
18854571755516
18864461757016
1887674950920
18885521444232
18895481337842
18904231940540
18914711542835
18925371534758
18935031537752
18944082240748
18953572843344
18966691238455
18974362037262
18985691537370
18995441434774
190040332320112
19017211030795
190245522311104
190354817309102
190444324272138
190561116257162
190647223234187
190763317208244
190855122198283
190944733203281
191059724203319
191150335198362
191249664198487
1913406114169682
1914401142160908
19154081741621,135
19164531541601,244
19174341711231,799
1918442182972,658
1919420195893,151
1920430195564,715
1921404228445,694
1922398229396,413
1923391232267,930
1924412223199,483
19253982251710,500
19264112151411,757
1927380240913,309
19283712481014,178
1929345264914,584
19303392711114,768
1931361241914,394
1932356243914,476
1933373212914,318
1934320287422,831
1935259431242,331
1936277384235,139
1937293336426,788
1938340267523,765
1939372236520,437
1940391214917,878
19414481721016,932
19424322041217,770
19434561871217,765
19445371281416,307
19454981441416,148
19465341451817,805
19476151221917,633
1948803722016,134
1949756831817,265
1950763811915,877
1951804772713,869
1952884642812,537
1953852712912,150
1954910673310,910
1955  379,739
1956  419,432
195797761468,837
1958  528,091
1959  617,288
1960  706,411
1961  865,627
1962  964,875
1963  994,387
1964  1033,967
1965  1113,379
1966  1242,914
1967  1402,522
1968  1502,147
1969  1731,866
1970  1991,629
1971  1931,585
1972  2091,338
1973  2171,161
1974  2541,008
1975  278875
1976  276836
1977  306779
1978  336651
1979  347668
1980  381601
1981  390580
1982  387596
1983  427506
1984  438477
1985  443493
1986  493434
1987  473458
1988  493460
1989  514457
1990  510471
1991  517449
1992  530448
1993  587401
1994  594378
1995  636343
1996  656339
1997  661333
1998  743292
1999  915231
2000  850259
2001  778304
2002  877259
2003  791312
2004  984238
Totals:  8,867 682,091

During the last 125 years, parents have used Shirley as a boy's name about 1% of the time and more frequently (about 98% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Shirley appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 76 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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