Shay as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Shay?

We estimate that there are 12,339 people named Shay who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Shay is the 1,702nd most common for women, and the 2,119th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Shay?

The average person named Shay is 25.27 years old.

Is Shay a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

344 people named Shay were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 994th most popular name for girls, and the 1,546th most popular overall.

The popularity of Shay peaked in 1971, when it was the 890th most popular name for baby girls.

Is Shay a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Shay is a unisex name, but more common for women. 62.1% of people named Shay are female, while 37.9% are male.

Facts About the Name Shay

Popularity of Shay in England

In 2020, Shay was the 398th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.