US Popularity:1614
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:Gift
When baby comes along, you won't be shy about telling friends and family that their tiny presence is a massive gift. Shai, pronounced "shy", is a beautiful Hebrew name meaning "gift." Succinct and soft sounding, Shai is a gender-neutral name suited to baby girls and boys alike. Though unrelated to the Irish name "Shay", some people prefer to pronounce Shai in this way. Whatever way you choose to say it, there's little doubt that you'll be making plenty of pronouncements of love once baby comes along!

Shai Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Shai is currently #1207 on The Bump
Boy:Shai is currently #881 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Shai is currently #654 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Shai is currently #1614 in U.S. births
Boy:Shai is currently #2155 in U.S. births
Girl:Shai is currently #3527 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#3527
in 2022
+ 235
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
Sources
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 275

  • Behind the Name, Shai, June 2023

  • Name Doctor, Shai

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