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 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shanna" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 29 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 1,528 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 south? 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 select, as few are chosen.
H is for happiness, you always bring.
A is for activities, for you have many.
N is for neatness, your orderly way.
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
Your name in reverse order is "Annahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hanans". 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 Aug 27, 1939
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.
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.