For girls' name, Shelby was the 226th most popular name in 1997 and 315th in 1996.
The boys name Shelby was 286th most popular in 1997 and 286 in 1996. What are the chances of that!? Of course, Shelby is number one in our book.
Margaret, a 3-syllable girl's name of Greek origin, means: A pearl. Margaret's ethnic backgrounds include * English/Welsh * Scottish . Historical figures with this name include * Margaret Hilda Thatcher (World Leaders) * Margaret Fuller (Art/Literature) . Entertainers with this name include * Margaret Leighton (Stage/Theatre) . Margaret is the 75th most popular girl's name. And 81% of people with this name spell it "Margaret". It has religious backgrounds in * Saints . Nicknames for Margaret are * Gredel * Gretel * Grethal * Grethel * Mag * Maggi * Maggy * Maiga * Margalo * Margarethe * Margarette * Marge. Other names associated with Margaret are * Daisy * Greta * Gretal * Gretchen * Grete * Gretta * Madge * Maggie * Maisie * Marga * Margareta * Margarete * Margaretha * Margaretta * Margarita * Margery
Another source says Margaret is of Persian origin and means child of light.
Margaret is the 75th most popular name in 1997 and the 113th in 1996. Although Shelby isn't a historically popular name, Margaret was in the Top 10 in the 1930's and 1940's.