Given Name SHELL

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English

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)


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Entry updated July 2, 2008