Shelly may refer to:



  • Mary Shelley (1797-1851), British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822), a major English Romantic poet
  • Adrienne Shelly (1966 – 2006), American actress, director, and screenwriter
  • Pat Shelly, American breastfeeding activist
  • Rubel Shelly, author, minister, and the current president of Rochester College
  • Tony Shelly (1937–1998), racing driver from New Zealand


  • Shelly Johnson (Twin Peaks), a character from the television show Twin Peaks
  • MV Shelly, a cargo vessel that sank after a 2007 collision with the Salamis Glory
  • Shelly Party (מפלגת שלי), the name being an acronym of "Peace and Equality for Israel" - a small Left Wing Party represented in the Knesset (Israeli parliament) between 1977 and 1981
  • Shelly limestone
  • 17280 Shelly, a Main-belt Asteroid