Shawanda

First Name
3k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shawanda

User Submitted Origins

     American
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     English
29%
     Hebrew
29%
     African
14%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Arkansas, U.S. says the name Shawanda means "CUTE , Smart and loyal" and is of English origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shawanda

Crystal Shawanda is a country music and blues singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her career lasted from 2008 to 2008. Crystal was born in Wikwemikong First Nation.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 6 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 17 17 0
1965 12 12 0
1966 26 26 0
1967 26 26 0
1968 35 35 0
1969 55 55 0
1970 60 60 0
1971 71 71 0
1972 86 86 0
1973 101 101 0
1974 112 112 0
1975 139 139 0
1976 162 162 0
1977 186 186 0
1978 177 177 0
1979 185 185 0
1980 153 153 0
1981 151 151 0
1982 114 114 0
1983 108 108 0
1984 78 78 0
1985 108 108 0
1986 80 80 0
1987 80 80 0
1988 65 65 0
1989 64 64 0
1990 68 68 0
1991 81 81 0
1992 62 62 0
1993 36 36 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 23 23 0
1996 25 25 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 5 5 0
2004 5 5 0
2007 5 5 0
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International Interest for Shawanda

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Popularity of Shawanda as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shawanda

  • How Popular is the name Shawanda? Shawanda is the 5,393rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shawanda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,853 babies born with the first name Shawanda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shawanda 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 Shawanda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shawanda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shawanda is Friday, April 14th, 1939.
  • What year had the most people named Shawanda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shawanda was in 1977 with a total of 186 babies.
  • Random Shawanda Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shawanda is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Shawanda: Your name in reverse order is Adnawahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sawdaahn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shawanda born Jul 27, 1924

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 Tibet approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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