Meaning and Origin of: Shy

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hindi : Goddess
  • Celtic : Loyal to God; strong
  • Hebrew : Peaceful

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Americanized form of Dutch Schuy, an occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle Dutch schoeyen ‘to shoe’.
  • Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Dutch Schei.
  • Chinese : see Shi.