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sherley

FORM OF:
surname
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > old english (anglo-saxon)
ORIGIN:
old english (anglo-saxon) 
NAME ROOT:
*SKīNANą / SCīNAN / SKINAN LēAH > SHIRLEY
MEANING:
This name is of Old English (Anglo-Saxon) origin, composed of two elements: “skinan” (Proto-Germanic: “*skīnaną”, Old English: “scīnan”), meaning “bright, shine” plus “lēah”, meaning “woodland, a clearing ‘especially one used for farming’, a meadow”. The name means “luminous clearing, bright meadow”. Before the publication of the novel Shirley by Charlotte Brontë in 1849 Shirley was an uncommon, but distinctly male name and would have been a very unusual name for a woman. Today it is regarded as a distinctly female name and an uncommon male name. Famous people with this name include Shirley Temple, Shirley MacLaine and Shirley Knight.

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
shirley, shirlee, shirly, Shyrley

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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