Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. SHEH  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Old Irish Ségdae, probably derived from ségda meaning "fine, good, favourable, learned". According to an Irish legend this was the name of a boy who was set to be sacrificed but was saved by his mother [1].

Related Names

Variants, Shay, Shea
Other Languages & CulturesShae, Shaye(English) Ségdae(Irish Mythology) Ségdae(Old Irish) Seaghdh(Scottish Gaelic)
Surname DescendantsÓ Séaghdha, O'Shea, Shea(Irish)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious  


Sources & References

Entry updated June 9, 2023