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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Shonda

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  1. Alternative form of shanda

Notable Persons Named Shonda

Shonda Rhimes is a television producer, screenwriting, screenwriter, and television writer. She was most active from 1995 to present. Shonda was given the name Shonda Lynn Rhimes on January 13th, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Shonda Schilling is a leading individual. Shonda was born on November 23rd, 1967.

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Shonda Cole is an influential human. Shonda was born on June 21st, 1985.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1954 7 7 0
1955 18 18 0
1956 9 9 0
1957 28 28 0
1958 26 26 0
1959 23 23 0
1960 41 41 0
1961 52 52 0
1962 48 48 0
1963 75 75 0
1964 97 97 0
1965 117 117 0
1966 159 159 0
1967 180 180 0
1968 219 219 0
1969 402 402 0
1970 510 510 0
1971 466 466 0
1972 438 438 0
1973 468 468 0
1974 440 440 0
1975 441 441 0
1976 420 420 0
1977 315 315 0
1978 306 306 0
1979 270 270 0
1980 235 235 0
1981 207 207 0
1982 184 184 0
1983 171 171 0
1984 146 146 0
1985 128 128 0
1986 103 103 0
1987 111 111 0
1988 84 84 0
1989 71 71 0
1990 67 67 0
1991 62 62 0
1992 56 56 0
1993 38 38 0
1994 45 45 0
1995 30 30 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 8 8 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 5 5 0

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Popularity of Shonda as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shonda

  • How Popular is the name Shonda? Shonda is the 2,933rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shonda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,444 babies born with the first name Shonda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shonda to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shonda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shonda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shonda is Friday, January 30th, 1948.
  • What year had the most people named Shonda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shonda was in 1970 with a total of 510 babies.
  • Random Shonda Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shonda is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Shonda: Your name in reverse order is Adnohs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Shanod. 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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