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28k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Shanna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Form of Shannon or Shana
  • #1378 All Time
Girls
Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings
332k Shawn
188k Shane
72k Shaun
45k Shawna
29k Shana

How popular is the name "Shanna" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1931660
1932660
1933550
1934660
1935990
1936990
1937770
193814140
193913130
194013130
194114140
194222220
194322220
194421210
194518180
194625250
194732320
194831310
194932320
195033330
195126260
195223230
195341410
195458580
195552520
195654540
195769690
195877770
19591001000
19601031030
19611251250
19621261260
19631631630
19642072070
19651931930
19662462460
19673043040
19683453450
19696076070
19707597590
19716046040
19726186126
19736486426
197467366112
19756016010
19766906900
19771,6131,6085
19781,8541,84410
19791,8061,79412
19801,5281,5217
19811,2601,2555
19821,2221,21210
19831,0441,0440
19841,2281,21810
19851,0611,0565
19868548540
19877447440
19886716710
19895535530
19905895890
19915895890
19924664660
19934034030
19943503500
19952812810
19962882880
19972382380
19981951950
19991871870
20001521520
20011661660
20021321320
20031211210
20041341340
20051291290
20061381380
20071141140
200866660
200958580
201043430
201132320
201222220
201331310
201423230

Want to know about the populiarty of Shanna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,235 babies born with the name Shanna in the United States. That's more than enough Shannas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1931 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shanna" was in 1978 with a total of 1,844 babies. (That's a lot of baby Shannas)

According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shanna" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of 1,806 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Shanna" mean?

Shanna (American): Form of Shannon or Shana

The name "Shanna" is of American origin and it means "Form of Shannon or Shana". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

S is for serene, your calm time.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

Your name in reverse order is "Annahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aannhs". 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.

Where is the name Shanna popular?



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

Celebrities named Shanna

Shanna Moakler

Shanna Moakler is an actressmodelreality television celebrity with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Shanna was born in 1975 as Shanna Lynn Moakler in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Shanna Ferrigno

Shanna Ferrigno is a bodybuilder, actor, and personal trainer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1971 to present. Shanna was born in 1981 as Louis Jude Ferrigno in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Past life for Shanna born Oct 5, 1945

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 Central England approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Name poster for Shanna

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