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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 select, as few are chosen.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

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

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


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 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shanna" is not a popular baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of only 103 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 gulf coast area? 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 their career being from 1992 to present. Shanna was born in 1975 as Shanna Lynn Moakler in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.


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.


Past life for Shanna born Sep 15, 1952

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 USA South-East approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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.