Irish, Hebrew
"stately, gift"

Shay Origin and Meaning

The name Shay is a girl's name of Hebrew, Irish origin meaning "stately, gift".

A variant spelling of either Irish Shea or Hebrew Shai, Shay feels at once vintage and modern.

# 997 in the US

Shay Rank in US Top 1000

# 649 on Nameberry

Shay Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Shay Popularity

Famous People Named Shay

  • Shannon Ashley "Shay" MitchellCanadian actress
  • Shay DoronIsraeli basketball player
  • Shay AstarAmerican actress and singer
  • Shay YoungbloodAmerican novelist and playwright
  • Indie Shay Lewisdaughter of Aaron Lewis

Shay in Pop Culture

  • Shay Van Burenmain character in the YouTube series "Most Popular Girls in School"
  • Shaycharacter from The Uglies Series
  • Leslie Shaycharacter on TV's "Chicago Fire"
  • Carly Shaymain character on TV's "iCarly"