Shy Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Shy Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Shy family

Profession Census Frequency
Labourer 2
Thatcher 1
Female Servant 1
Silk Maker 1
Tailoress 1
Male Servant 1
Manufacturer & Factory Thread 1
Inmate 1

Shy Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Shay 75% 2,312
2 Ashey 60% 390
3 Shey 75% 180
4 Shy 100% 118

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The surname Shy is the 4th most popular variant of Shay.

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