Shay Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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Main character in the very popular teen trilogy, Uglies by Scott Westerfeld