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Definitions for Shelley
ˈʃɛl i; bɪʃshel·ley
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Shelley, Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Mary Godwin Wollstonecraft Shelleynoun
English writer who created Frankenstein's monster and married Percy Bysshe Shelley (1797-1851)
Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelleynoun
Englishman and romantic poet (1792-1822)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), a Romantic poet.
used since the 1930s, also explained as a variant of Shirley or Michelle.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, a Romantic poet.
A habitational surname.
A male given name transferred from the surname, of mostly before 1930 usage.
A female given name transferred from the surname, of 1930s and later usage, also explained as a variant of Shirley or Michelle.
A village in Essex, England.
A village in Suffolk, England.
A village in North Yorkshire, England.
Shelley is a British sitcom made by Thames Television and originally broadcast on ITV from 12 July 1979 to 12 January 1984 and from 11 October 1988 to 1 September 1992. Starred Hywel Bennett as James Shelley, a sardonic 28-year-old anti-establishment postgraduate and career income tax dodger. In the original run, Belinda Sinclair played Shelley's girlfriend Fran, and Josephine Tewson appeared regularly as his Landlady, Edna Hawkins. The series was created by Peter Tilbury who also wrote the first three series. The scripts for subsequent episodes were by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin, Colin Bostock-Smith, David Frith, Bernard McKenna and Barry Pilton. All 71 episodes were produced and directed by Anthony Parker. Series seven was titled on screen The return of Shelley, and was broadcast in 1988. This time round, Shelley is separated from Fran, and lives on his own, doing his best to avoid obtaining gainful employment. The series begins with Shelley returning to the UK from Saudi Arabia, where he had taught English for a few years, only to find that his calls to his old friends are now screened by answer phones and that yuppieness has taken root in his old neighbourhood. The final three series returned to the on-screen title of Shelley.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shelley is ranked #2533 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Shelley surname appeared 14,300 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Shelley.
85% or 12,158 total occurrences were White.
9.7% or 1,393 total occurrences were Black.
2% or 293 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.6% or 242 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 119 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.6% or 94 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of Shelley in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Shelley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Shelley in a Sentence
On thinking about Hell, I gather My brother Shelley found it was a place Much like the city of London. I Who live in Los Angeles and not in London Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be Still more like Los Angeles.
President Trump tweeted. But McConnell may not have the votes for this effort either : West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Maine Sen. Susan Collins have all signaled they are against legislation that would repeal ObamaCare without offering a replacement. As I stated earlier this year, I can not vote to proceed to repeal the ACA without reform that allows people the choice they want, the affordability they need and the quality of care they deserve.
As Shelley acknowledges, our interaction was not sexual in nature. It happened 16 years ago in a public setting when she was a top executive at ABC. I apologized to her then, and I meant it.
I shall write a book some day about the appropriateness of names. Geoffrey Chaucer has a ribald ring, as is proper and correct, and Alexander Pope was inevitably Alexander Pope. Colley Cibber was a silly little man without much elegance and Shelley was very Percy and very Bysshe.
It's hard for me to see a scenario where even 10 Republicans would vote for something that gets very far beyond where Shelley's discussions were with the White House.
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