Shea Name Meaning & Origin

Shea

Pronunciation: SHAY (key)

Origin of the name Shea:

Borrowed from the Irish, Shay is a pet form of Shamus, the Irish form of James (supplanting, seizing by the heel). It is also bestowed as an independent given name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Shae, Shay, Shaye

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The Shea I know is a hardcore perfectionist; the biggest I know. She is really smart and pretty.

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Shea Joelle James (b. 2007), daughter of American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer Kevin James

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