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Gender: M Origin of Shay: Phonetic spelling of Shea or Shai

Shay has an old-fashioned feel due to its association with the word for a kind of horse-drawn carriage and at the same time seems modern thanks to its simple straightforwardness. Use Shay as a phonetic equivalent of the Irish surname Shea or the Hebrew male name Shai, or as an abbreviated form of such names as Seamus or Shane.

Famous People Named Shay

Seamus Anthony "Shay" Brennan, Irish footballer
Séamus John James "Shay" Given, Irish footballer
Seamus "Shay" Keogh, Irish footballer
Seamus 'Shay' Elliott, Irish cyclist
Shay Gibbons, Irish footballer
Shay Holtzman, Israeli footballer
Shay Stephenson, Canadian ice hockey player
Shay Carl Butler, American vlogger
Sheldon "Shay" Haley, American musician of N.E.R.D.
Shay Roundtree, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Shay

Shay Bourne, character in "Change of Heart" by Jodi Picoult
Shay Lamden aka King Shark, character on TV's "The Flash"
Shay Volta, character in the game "Broken Age"
Spencer Shay, character on TV's "iCarly"
Shay Patrick Cormac, character in the video game "Assassin's Creed: Rogue"