Shea is a boy name and means admirable. It is a Gaelic name and its pronunciation is \shea\. Other similar names and variants include: Shae, Shai, Shay, Shaye, Shaylon, Shays. Shea is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1001 out of 88799).

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Famous actors named Shea and their movies

Shea Whigham
Shea Whigham

Born on January 05, 1969

  • Age: 52
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 6

All the Real Girls

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson, Shea Whigham

Wristcutters: A Love Story

Wristcutters: A Love Story

Directed by: Goran Dukic

Starring: Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, Tom Waits, Will Arnett


Directed by: Toby Wilkins

Starring: Shea Whigham, Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Charles Baker

Take Shelter

Directed by: Jeff Nichols

Starring: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham, Tova Stewart

Shea Porter
Shea Porter
  • No. of movies: 1
Shadows Run Black

Shadows Run Black

Directed by: Howard Heard

Starring: Elizabeth Trosper, William J. Kulzer, Shea Porter, George Engelson

Shea Fowler
Shea Fowler
  • No. of movies: 1
Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd, Shea Fowler

Country: United States of America

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Shea a popular name?

Over the years Shea was most popular in 1986. According to the latest US census information Shea ranks #831st while according to Shea ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Shea?

According to the US census in 2018, 311 boys were born named Shea, making Shea the #1605th name more popular among boy names. In 1986 Shea had the highest rank with 486 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Shea?

Shea is #1605th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Shea more popular ?

The name Shea was more popular in 1986 with 486 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Shea

The last time a baby was named Shea was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Shea?

In 2018 there were 311 baby boys named Shea.

Who is a famous person named Shea?

There a several famous people named Shea, for example actor Shea Whigham, actor Shea Porter, actor Shea Stewart.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Shea?

A famous actor/actress named Shea is Shea Whigham, starring in 6 movies, including Take Shelter and Wristcutters: A Love Story.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Shea?

There are 5 actors named Shea including Shea Whigham and Shea Porter who appeared in movies such as Take Shelter and Shadows Run Black.