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Shirley

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Wiktionary

  1. Shirley(Adverb)

    surely

    Etymology: English place name form scir + leah.

  2. Shirley(ProperNoun)

    An English habitational surname

    Etymology: English place name form scir + leah.

  3. Shirley(ProperNoun)

    (rarely) transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: English place name form scir + leah.

  4. Shirley(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname. Popular from the 1920s to the 1950s.

    Etymology: English place name form scir + leah.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shirley(noun)

    the bullfinch

Freebase

  1. Shirley

    Shirley is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 7,211 at the 2010 census. The town has a well preserved historic New England town center and is home to two state prisons, including the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center. The remains of a Shaker village are located on the prison grounds.

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  1. shirley

    Song lyrics by shirley -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by shirley on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Shirley' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3614

How to pronounce Shirley?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Shirley in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shirley in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shirley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Shirley in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    There are people in our country’s history who don’t look left or right, they just look straight ahead. Shirley Chisholm was one of those people.

  2. Pat Boone:

    The Associated Press, Hollywood Reporter, Variety — they all ran with the headline, ‘Pat Boone refuses to kiss leading lady,’ and they assumed for religious reasons, and it wasn’t! I just wanted to stay married. And my wife gave me permission. I know it sounds naive now, but she said, ‘I can live with it if you kiss Shirley Jones, but just don’t try to enjoy it.'.

  3. Katharine Hepburn:

    Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high- class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    The true craftsman has a light in his eye that Money can't buy Hal Stebbins I read this once when I was Writing a children's story; a time when inspiration had struck...At that time I knew just what he meant...It was so true. Shirley Briggs

  5. Katharine Hepburn:

    Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.

Images & Illustrations of Shirley

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