Shaneka

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shaneka

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Shaneka means "Her mother is prominent" and is of Swahili origin.
  • According to a user from Minnesota, United States, the name Shaneka is of African origin and means "God's grace".
Other origins: English

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How popular is the baby name Shaneka in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 6 6 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 16 16 0
1974 29 29 0
1975 40 40 0
1976 71 71 0
1977 64 64 0
1978 110 110 0
1979 146 146 0
1980 137 137 0
1981 138 138 0
1982 128 128 0
1983 164 164 0
1984 146 146 0
1985 125 125 0
1986 140 140 0
1987 149 149 0
1988 155 155 0
1989 116 116 0
1990 157 157 0
1991 152 152 0
1992 124 124 0
1993 74 74 0
1994 88 88 0
1995 51 51 0
1996 34 34 0
1997 27 27 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 10 10 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 6 6 0
2005 5 5 0
2008 5 5 0

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Popularity of Shaneka as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shaneka

  • How Popular is the name Shaneka? Shaneka is the 5,605th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shaneka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,686 babies born with the first name Shaneka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shaneka to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shaneka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shaneka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shaneka was in 1983 with a total of 164 babies.
  • Random Shaneka Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shaneka is not a popular baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Shaneka: Your name in reverse order is Akenahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akeasnh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shaneka born Sep 3, 1943

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 Greece 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. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).