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Popularity
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
194610100
1948990
1949770
195011110
1951660
1952990
1953770
195422220
195524240
195626260
195775750
195848480
195938380
196048480
196165650
196264640
196394940
196498980
19651211210
19661161160
19671471470
19681361360
19692382380
19702742740
19713403400
19723053050
19733763760
19743873870
19753613610
19763563560
19773703700
19783733730
19793283280
19803033030
19812712710
19822362360
19832132130
19842132130
19852132130
19862182180
19872102100
19881591590
19891421420
19901231230
19911151150
199298980
19931101100
199497970
199557570
199647470
199742420
199853530
199925250
200035350
200115150
200219190
2003880
200423230
200510100
200615150
200711110
2008990
2009550
2011770
2014660

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 first appeared 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 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shanda" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 19 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of only 340 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Shanda" mean?

Shanda (American): God is Gracious

The name "Shanda" is of American origin and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

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

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Where is the name Shanda popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shanda in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Shanda born Jun 6, 1966

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 New Guinea approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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