"the stately, dauntless one"

Shea Origin and Meaning

The name Shea is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "the stately, dauntless one".

A common surname in Ireland that projects a complex image for a short-one-syllable name, combining spirit and substance.

# 975 in the US

Shea Rank in US Top 1000

# 1352 on Nameberry

Shea Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Shea Popularity

Famous People Named Shea

  • Shea Matthew HillenbrandAmerican baseball player
  • Shea Keegan McClellinAmerican NFL football player
  • Robert O'Shea "Shea" SalinasAmerican soccer player
  • Shea Michael WeberCanadian hockey player
  • Shea TheodoreCanadian ice hockey player
  • Shea BucknerAmerican water polo player
  • Jermaine "Shea" ShowersAmerican arena football player
  • Shea ThomasAmerican reality show personality ("Endurance")
  • Vernon Scheavalie "Schea" CottonAmerican basketball player

Shea in Pop Culture

  • Shea Ohmsfordmain character in The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
  • Sheacharacter in the short film "Cindy's New Boyfriend"
  • O'SheaIrish surname
  • Sheaan indigenous African tree, Vitellaria, whose nuts are used to produce shea butter