Shelly

Male

Meaning

From The Sloping Field

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ʃɛli/

Traits associated with the name Shelly:

Dogs named Shelly tend to be loving, industrious, affectionate, and loyal. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Shelly?

That you have a fondness for the name Shelly and may have a sentimental attachment to it.

Is Shelly a good dog name?

Shelly has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Shelly isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,663
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862
New York City Dog Name Database
638
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Shelly is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Shelly was, in the past month, the 2310th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Shelly is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Shelly was viewed 77 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Shelly's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Shelly.

Most popular breeds named Shelly:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Shetland Sheepdog
  3. Poodle
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. American Pitbull Terrier

Famous dogs named Shelly:

  • film icon A dachshund named Shelly played a role in the movie Wiener Dog Nationals.

Shelly is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 70s, this canine moniker echoes disco balls and bell-bottoms.

ocean dog names
ocean

Shelly is reminiscent of seashells, often associated with beaches and sea life.

Dog names like Shelly:

From The Stony Field
Diminutive Form Of Samuel Or Samantha
Lion
marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
Mischievous baby genius.
Famous shelter dog with a grumpy face who found a home.
Shelly dog name meaning

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