in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: American
- Meaning: Form of Shannon or Shana
- #1378 All Time
Pronunciation of Shanna
How popular is the name "Shanna" in the U.S.?
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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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 #102 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 29 babies in Arkansas 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?
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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Shanna" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shanna as well as things modernly associated with the name Shanna such as celebrities named Shanna.
Origin and Meaning of Shanna
The name "Shanna" is of American origin, and it means "Form of Shannon or Shana". It's a name commonly given to girls.
S is for success, in all you will do.
H is for hardy, can't keep you down!
A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.
N is for noble, your regal bearing.
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
A is for activities, for you have many.
Your name in reverse order is "Annahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aansnh". 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 Shanna born Oct 2, 1936
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 North Europe approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.
You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.
Name poster for Shanna
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.