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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Shanda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: God is Gracious
  • #2731 All Time
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How popular is the name "Shanda" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 10 10 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 9 9 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 22 22 0
1955 24 24 0
1956 26 26 0
1957 75 75 0
1958 48 48 0
1959 38 38 0
1960 48 48 0
1961 65 65 0
1962 64 64 0
1963 94 94 0
1964 98 98 0
1965 121 121 0
1966 116 116 0
1967 147 147 0
1968 136 136 0
1969 238 238 0
1970 274 274 0
1971 340 340 0
1972 305 305 0
1973 376 376 0
1974 387 387 0
1975 361 361 0
1976 356 356 0
1977 370 370 0
1978 373 373 0
1979 328 328 0
1980 303 303 0
1981 271 271 0
1982 236 236 0
1983 213 213 0
1984 213 213 0
1985 213 213 0
1986 218 218 0
1987 210 210 0
1988 159 159 0
1989 142 142 0
1990 123 123 0
1991 115 115 0
1992 98 98 0
1993 110 110 0
1994 97 97 0
1995 57 57 0
1996 47 47 0
1997 42 42 0
1998 53 53 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 35 35 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 23 23 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 5 5 0
2011 7 7 0
2014 6 6 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Shanda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,997 babies born with the name Shanda in the United States. That's more than enough Shandas to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shanda" was in 1974 with a total of 387 babies.

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shanda" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 373 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Shanda popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shanda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shanda as well as things modernly associated with the name Shanda such as celebrities named Shanda.

American

Origin and Meaning of Shanda

The name "Shanda" is of American origin, and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dhsaan". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Shanda born Apr 16, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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