Shanda

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
112
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shanda

"Shanda" is a name of American origin, and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From Yiddish שאַנדע (shande).

  1. (Jewish) shame; disgrace.

Notable Persons Named Shanda

Shanda was born on June 6th, 1979 in Pineville, Kentucky, USA. She left this life on January 11th, 1992.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 10 10 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 9 9 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 22 22 0
1955 24 24 0
1956 26 26 0
1957 75 75 0
1958 48 48 0
1959 38 38 0
1960 48 48 0
1961 65 65 0
1962 64 64 0
1963 94 94 0
1964 98 98 0
1965 121 121 0
1966 116 116 0
1967 147 147 0
1968 136 136 0
1969 238 238 0
1970 274 274 0
1971 340 340 0
1972 305 305 0
1973 376 376 0
1974 387 387 0
1975 361 361 0
1976 356 356 0
1977 370 370 0
1978 373 373 0
1979 328 328 0
1980 303 303 0
1981 271 271 0
1982 236 236 0
1983 213 213 0
1984 213 213 0
1985 213 213 0
1986 218 218 0
1987 210 210 0
1988 159 159 0
1989 142 142 0
1990 123 123 0
1991 115 115 0
1992 98 98 0
1993 110 110 0
1994 97 97 0
1995 57 57 0
1996 47 47 0
1997 42 42 0
1998 53 53 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 35 35 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 23 23 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 5 5 0
2011 7 7 0
2014 6 6 0

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Popularity of Shanda as a first name

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Popularity of Shanda as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shanda U.S.
  White 88.39% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shanda

People with the last name Shanda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shanda

  • How Popular is the name Shanda? Shanda is the 2,820th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shanda was the 147,253rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shanda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,997 babies born with the first name Shanda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanda to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shanda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Shanda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shanda is Wednesday, November 2nd, 1932.
  • What year had the most people named Shanda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanda was in 1974 with a total of 387 babies.
  • Random Shanda Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanda is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 9 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Shanda: Your name in reverse order is Adnahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naahsd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shanda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 112 people with the last name Shanda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shanda? Shanda is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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