Given Name SHELL

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SHEL  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of MICHELLE or SHELLEY. It can also be simply from the English word shell (ultimately from Old English sciell).
VARIANTS: Chelle, Michelyne
MASCULINE FORMS: Michael, Micheal
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mihaela (Bulgarian), Micaela (Catalan), Mihaela (Croatian), Michaela, Michala (Czech), Mikaela, Mikkeline (Danish), Michelle, Micha (Dutch), Mikaela (Finnish), Michèle, Michelle, Micheline (French), Michaela (German), Micaela, Michela (Italian), Mihaela (Macedonian), Mikaela (Norwegian), Michalina (Polish), Micaela, Miguela (Portuguese), Mihaela (Romanian), Michaela (Slovak), Mihaela (Slovene), Micaela, Miguela (Spanish), Michaela, Mikaela (Swedish), Mykhaila (Ukrainian)

Categories

actresses, nature, ocean, short forms, underwater, word names
Entry updated July 2, 2008