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Names starting with She

Sheldon - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Derbyshire which was recorded in the Domesday Book as Scelhadun, composed of Old English scylf "shelf" and the place name Haddon (from hæð "heathland, heather, wasteland" + dun "hill"), hence "steep-sided heather hill." 
Shemaiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Shemayah, meaning "whom Jehovah has answered" or "whom Jehovah has heard." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a prophet who lived in the time of Rehoboam.
Sherry - Variant spelling of English Cherie, meaning "darling."
Shemuwel - Hebrew name meaning "heard of God," "his name is El," or "name of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Elkanah by Hannah.
Shea - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha ("descendant of Séaghdha"), possibly meaning "hawk-like." 
Shelby - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a place name composed of the Middle English elements schele "hut" and by "farm, settlement," hence "settlement of huts."
Shemal - Syrian name meaning "left." In mythology, this is the name of the Lord of the genii and demons. 
Shelton - English surname transferred to forename use, from various place names composed of the Old English elements scylf "shelf" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "shelf settlement."
Shet - Variant spelling of Hebrew Sheth, meaning "buttocks."
Shereen - Variant spelling of Persian Shirin, meaning "sweet."
Sherley - Variant spelling of English Shirley, meaning "bright clearing."
Sherri - Variant spelling of English Sherrie, meaning "darling."
Sherilyn - Variant spelling of English Cherilyn, meaning "darling lake."
Shelomith - Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelomiyth, meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.
Sherill - Variant spelling of English Cheryl, possibly meaning "darling beryl."
Shelley - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the name of various places meaning "clearing near a ledge/slope."
Sheila - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Síle, meaning "blind."
Sheindel - Pet form of Yiddish Sheina, meaning "beautiful."
Sheine - Variant spelling of Yiddish Sheina, meaning "beautiful."
Sherwood - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of the famous Sherwood Forest, composed of the Old English elements scir "bright, clear, shire" and wudu "wood," hence "bright forest."
Sheriti - Egyptian name meaning "little girl; maiden."
Sher - Persian name meaning "lion."
Shena - Variant spelling of English Sheena, meaning "God is gracious."
Sheraga - Aramaic name meaning "candle, light."
Shemei - Egyptian name meaning "desire."
Shevaun - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Siobhán, meaning "God is gracious." 
Shenti - Egyptian name meaning "hairy."
Sherrie - Variant spelling of English Sherry, meaning "darling."
Shelomi - Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelomiy, meaning "my peace" or "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of the father of a leader of the tribe of Asher.
Sheryl - Variant spelling of English Cheryl, possibly meaning "darling beryl."
Sherie - Variant spelling of English Sherry, meaning "darling."
Shephatiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Shephatyah, meaning "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David. 
Sheherazade - Variant spelling of Persian Shahrazad, meaning "city-person."
Shelena - English variant form of Latin Selena, meaning "moon."
Sherlock - From an old English byname for a fair-haired person, derived from the Middle English word schirloc, composed of the elements scir "bright, clear, shire," and locc "lock of hair," hence "bright locks."
Shen - Chinese name meaning 1) "cautious" or "deep," 2) "giant clam," or 3) "god, spirit."
Shesha - Hindi myth name of a naga king ofserpents, one of the primal beings of creation. The name was derived from the Sanskrit root shiş, meaning "that which remains."
Shelia - Variant form of English Sheila, meaning "blind."
Sherisse - Modern English form of French Cerise, meaning "cherry." 
Shemuel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Shemuwel, meaning "heard of God," "his name is El," or "name of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Elkanah by Hannah.
Shekhar - Variant spelling of Hindi Sekar, meaning "crest, peak."
Sheshebens - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "small duck."
Shealtiel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Shealtiyel, meaning "borrowed from God." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Zerubbabel.
Sheri - Variant spelling of English Sherry, meaning "darling."
Shemayah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah has answered" or "whom Jehovah has heard." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a prophet who lived in the time of Rehoboam.
Sheryll - Variant spelling of English Cheryl, possibly meaning "darling beryl."
Sheina - Yiddish name meaning "beautiful."
Shelomoh - Hebrew name meaning "peaceable." In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of David who became the third king of Israel.
Shevon - Variant spelling of English Shevaun, meaning "God is gracious." 
Sheela - Hindi name meaning "conduct."
Shelumiel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelumiyel, meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of Simeon.
Shelagh - Variant spelling of English Sheelagh, meaning "blind."
Shelomiyth - Hebrew name meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.
Sheva -  Short form of Hebrew Bat-Sheva, meaning "daughter of the oath." Compare with masculine Sheva.
Sherman - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements sceara "shears" and mann "man," hence "shears-man."
Sheamus - Variant spelling of English Shamus, meaning "supplanter."
Sheumais - Older form of Scottish Gaelic Seumas, meaning "supplanter."
Sheree - Variant spelling of English Sherry, meaning "darling."
Sheelagh - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Síle, meaning "blind."
Sheng - Chinese name meaning "birth" or "life."
Shell - Short form of English unisex Shelley, meaning "clearing near a ledge/slope."
Sheba - Compare with feminine Sheba. Hebrew name meaning "oath" or "seven." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Joktan. 
Sheth - Hebrew name meaning "buttocks." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Adam and Eve.
Shem - Hebrew name meaning "conspicuous position, name, renown, sigma." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Noah.
Shephatyah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David. 
Shelomiy - Hebrew name meaning "my peace" or "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of the father of a leader of the tribe of Asher.
Shefatya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Shephatyah, meaning "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David. 
Shelumiyel - Hebrew name meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of Simeon.
Shemer - Hebrew name meaning "dregs (of wine)." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the owner of the hill where Samaria was built. 
Shealtiyel - Hebrew name meaning "borrowed from God." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Zerubbabel.
Sheenagh - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Síne, meaning "God is gracious."
Sheona - Variant spelling of English Seona, meaning "God is gracious." 
Sheridan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sirideáin ("descendant of Siride´┐Żn"), possibly meaning "searcher."
Shepsit - Egyptian name meaning "honorable lady."
Sheena - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Síne, meaning "God is gracious."
Shea - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha ("descendant of Séaghdha"), possibly meaning "hawk-like." 
Shelah (hebrew - שֵלָה): Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelach, meaning "a missile, weapon." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Arphaxad.
Shell - Short form of English unisex Shelley, meaning "clearing near a ledge/slope."
Shelley - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the name of various places meaning "clearing near a ledge/slope."
Sheva -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Sheba, meaning "oath" or "seven." Compare with feminine Sheva.
Sheba (hebrew - שֶׁבַע): Compare with masculine Sheba. Short form of Hebrew Bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."

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