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Cheyenne meaning and name origin

Cheyenne \che-yenne, cheye(n)-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Cheyenne), is pronounced shy-ENN. It is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Cheyenne is "unintelligible speakers". From the French name "shaiyena". Name of a Native American tribe. The Cheyennes were famous for their courage in battle, and the capital city of Wyoming is named after the tribe.

Cheyenne has 11 variant forms: Chayan, Chayanne, Cheyanna, Cheyanne, Chiana, Chianna, Chyanne, Shayan, Shayanne, Shyann and Shyanne.

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Popularity of Cheyenne

Cheyenne is a very popular first name for females (#1778 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Cheyenne name in U.S.
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