What does Cheyenne mean?
Cheyenne \che-yenne, cheye(n)-ne\ as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' 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 1 masculine form: Shayan.
Cheyenne is a very prominent first name for women (#1778 out of 4276, Top 42%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Cheyenne for girls. Cheyenne was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #68 in the U.S. in 1997, and is at #362 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cheyenne and corresponding names. Cheyanne, Shyann and Shyanne are the prominent variation forms of Cheyenne (#362 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its peak in 1997 and is now much lower, with the versions Cheyanne, Shyann and Shyanne becoming less trendy. Cheyenne (#362) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)