Sheena

First Name
22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
288
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sheena

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

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Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Sìne and Irish Síne, Gaelic cognates of Jane.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Sheena

Sheena Easton is a pop music, dance music, contemporary r&b, and country music singer, songwriter, producer, actress, voiceover, designer, record producer, and voice-over. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1978 to 1978. Sheena was given the name Sheena Shirley Orr on April 27th, 1959.

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Sheena was born on February 11th, 1987 in Guwahati, Assam, India. She breathed her last breath on April 24th, 2012.

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Ragini Nandwani is an actress. She has been prominent since 2007. Ragini was given the name Sheena Nandwani on September 4th, 1989 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

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Sheena was born on May 7th, 1991 in Selangor.

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Sheena Iyengar is an s.t. lee professor of business. Sheena was given the name Sheena Sethi on November 29th, 1969 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sheena is also known as Sethi and Sheena.

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Sheena Shahabad is an actress. She was most active from 2009 to present. Sheena was born on November 21st, 1986.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sheena

Ringo Sheena is a j-pop, rock music, punk rock, alternative rock, experimental rock, jazz, and electronica musician. She plays Duesenberg Guitars. She was most active from 1998 to 2003. Ringo was given the name Yumiko Shiina on November 25th, 1978 in Saitama, Japan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1943 9 9 0
1944 11 11 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 37 37 0
1948 26 26 0
1949 26 26 0
1950 34 34 0
1951 28 28 0
1952 37 37 0
1953 28 28 0
1954 20 20 0
1955 34 34 0
1956 136 136 0
1957 163 163 0
1958 121 121 0
1959 122 122 0
1960 121 121 0
1961 72 72 0
1962 85 85 0
1963 100 100 0
1964 100 100 0
1965 77 77 0
1966 60 60 0
1967 66 66 0
1968 66 66 0
1969 78 78 0
1970 91 91 0
1971 114 114 0
1972 136 136 0
1973 132 132 0
1974 127 127 0
1975 113 113 0
1976 122 122 0
1977 148 148 0
1978 148 148 0
1979 143 143 0
1980 144 144 0
1981 657 657 0
1982 1,961 1,956 5
1983 2,643 2,633 10
1984 3,609 3,597 12 #80 girl name
1985 3,082 3,062 20 #91 girl name
1986 1,581 1,573 8
1987 1,155 1,155 0
1988 860 855 5
1989 774 767 7
1990 522 522 0
1991 417 417 0
1992 365 365 0
1993 248 248 0
1994 181 181 0
1995 141 141 0
1996 114 114 0
1997 90 90 0
1998 80 80 0
1999 52 52 0
2000 66 66 0
2001 81 81 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 41 41 0
2004 44 44 0
2005 39 39 0
2006 42 42 0
2007 43 43 0
2008 42 42 0
2009 41 41 0
2010 27 27 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 30 30 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 19 19 0
2015 28 28 0
2016 26 26 0

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Popularity of Sheena as a first name

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Popularity of Sheena as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sheena U.S.
  White 85.07% 64.26%
  African American 2.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sheena

People with the last name Sheena are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sheena

  • How Popular is the name Sheena? Sheena is the 1,584th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sheena was the 68,345th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sheena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,303 babies born with the first name Sheena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sheena to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sheena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Sheena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sheena is Thursday, July 6th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Sheena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sheena was in 1984 with a total of 3,597 babies. That's a lot of babies named Sheena!
  • Random Sheena Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sheena ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 137 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Sheena: Your name in reverse order is Aneehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asnhee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sheena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 288 people with the last name Sheena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sheena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sheena as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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