Meaning and Origin of: Shy

Girl name origins & meanings

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

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Peaceful

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.