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Shirley Surname History
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- Shirley last name meaning & etymology
- Shirley spelling & pronunciation
Shirley Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Shirley may be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Shirley may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Shirley Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Shirley come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Shirley are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Shirley Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shirley name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Shirley were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Shirley. Family names like Shirley vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over the years.
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Shirley Family Tree
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- Lucy Shirley 1854 - ?
- Mary Simmons Shirley 1814 - ?
- Sarah Ann Shirley 1851 - ?
- Robert Shirley
- Alice Jennette Shirley 1908 - ?
- James Frederick Shirley 1873 - ?
- Leslie Frances Shirley 1903 - ?
- William Henry Shirley 1829 - ?
- John Shirley 1533 - 1570
- Eddie Mcdill Shirley