Shawna

First Name
45k
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 Shawna

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

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  1. A female given name, a modern feminine form of Shawn.

Notable Persons Named Shawna

Shawna was born on April 12th, 1987 in Cleveland. Shawna is also known as Kara Bear.

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Shawna Waldron is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Shawna was given the name Shawna Langill Waldron on January 25th, 1982 in Glendale, California. Shawna is also known as Waldron and Shawna Langill (full name).

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Shawna Robinson is a nascar driver.

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Shawna Gordon is a soccer player for the Sky Blue FC, Long Beach State 49ers, Boston Breakers, Western Sydney Wanderers FC (W-League), and UmeƄ IK. Shawna was born on January 18th, 1990 in Fontana, California.

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Shawna was born in Sacramento, California.

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Shawna was born in 1976.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 5 5 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 6 6 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 33 33 0
1949 34 34 0
1950 37 37 0
1951 49 49 0
1952 43 43 0
1953 46 46 0
1954 77 77 0
1955 98 98 0
1956 131 131 0
1957 167 167 0
1958 152 152 0
1959 187 187 0
1960 209 209 0
1961 280 280 0
1962 295 295 0
1963 458 458 0
1964 589 589 0
1965 552 552 0
1966 609 609 0
1967 645 645 0
1968 739 739 0
1969 1,189 1,189 0
1970 1,508 1,500 8
1971 1,422 1,422 0
1972 1,670 1,665 5
1973 1,411 1,403 8
1974 1,673 1,663 10
1975 1,689 1,689 0
1976 1,518 1,510 8
1977 2,089 2,081 8
1978 1,711 1,703 8
1979 1,556 1,548 8
1980 1,436 1,431 5
1981 1,365 1,358 7
1982 1,778 1,770 8
1983 1,460 1,455 5
1984 1,334 1,327 7
1985 1,200 1,200 0
1986 1,199 1,194 5
1987 1,126 1,126 0
1988 1,102 1,102 0
1989 1,007 1,007 0
1990 1,129 1,124 5
1991 988 988 0
1992 910 910 0
1993 848 848 0
1994 794 794 0
1995 612 612 0
1996 536 536 0
1997 463 463 0
1998 445 445 0
1999 386 386 0
2000 341 341 0
2001 313 313 0
2002 250 250 0
2003 250 250 0
2004 190 190 0
2005 177 177 0
2006 141 141 0
2007 136 136 0
2008 121 121 0
2009 88 88 0
2010 91 91 0
2011 69 69 0
2012 62 62 0
2013 49 49 0
2014 41 41 0
2015 43 43 0
2016 41 41 0

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Popularity of Shawna as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shawna

  • How Popular is the name Shawna? Shawna is the 1,048th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shawna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45,432 babies born with the first name Shawna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shawna to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shawna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shawna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shawna is Saturday, March 10th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Shawna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shawna was in 1977 with a total of 2,081 babies. That's a lot of babies named Shawna!
  • Random Shawna Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shawna ranks 66th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 23 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Shawna: Your name in reverse order is Anwahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnwsaa. How do you pronounce that?

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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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