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Gender: Male Origin of Shale: Word name

The name Shale is a boy's name . Shale and is often added to lists like Nature Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".

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Shale is soft, finely stratified sedimentary rock that formed from consolidated mud or clay and can be split easily into fragile slabs.