Shania

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shania mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Shania

"Shania" is a name of Native American origin, and it means "I'm On My Way". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Shania

Shania Twain is a singing, songwriter, and singer. Shania was given the name Eilleen Regina Edwards on August 28th, 1965 in Windsor, Ontario.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 5 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 14 14 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 17 17 0
1979 23 23 0
1980 21 21 0
1981 24 24 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 27 27 0
1984 34 34 0
1985 42 42 0
1986 31 31 0
1987 36 36 0
1988 33 33 0
1989 41 41 0
1990 36 36 0
1991 53 53 0
1992 52 52 0
1993 85 85 0
1994 68 68 0
1995 576 576 0
1996 1,835 1,835 0
1997 861 861 0
1998 1,049 1,049 0
1999 1,639 1,639 0
2000 1,098 1,098 0
2001 762 762 0
2002 604 604 0
2003 955 955 0
2004 812 812 0
2005 707 707 0
2006 639 639 0
2007 527 527 0
2008 464 464 0
2009 334 334 0
2010 268 268 0
2011 287 287 0
2012 211 211 0
2013 195 195 0
2014 154 154 0
2015 129 129 0
2016 127 127 0
2017 101 101 0

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Popularity of Shania as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shania

  • How Popular is the name Shania? Shania is the 1,986th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shania have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,055 babies born with the first name Shania in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shania to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shania? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shania born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shania was in 1996 with a total of 1,835 babies. That's a lot of babies named Shania!
  • Random Shania Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shania ranks 83rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 49 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Shania: Your name in reverse order is Ainahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isnaha. How do you pronounce that?

What Shanias Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shania born Sep 16, 1986

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 Burma approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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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).
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