What does Sha- mean?
Sha- [sha] as a girls' name is pronounced sha. It is of American origin. Combination of the Sha- prefix with various name endings. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second syllable. Names beginning with Sha- are fashionable because they sound attractive. Some may be variants of existing names from African, Arabian, Hindu, Israeli, or other cultures, while others are creative variants of traditional American names. See also Cha-, Charlene, Shan-, She-, and Siobhan.
Sha- has 57 variants: Shadira, Shadiya, Shadonna, Shaka, Shakeela, Shakeena, Shakeera, Shakeita, Shakette, Shakila, Shakina, Shakira▼, Shakitra, Shalaina, Shalaine, Shalana, Shalane, Shalaya, Shalia, Shalini, Shalisa, Shalita, Shaliza, Shalonda, Shalynn, Shamaine, Shamara, Shameka▼, Shamika, Shanay, Shanedra, Shanel, Shanell, Shanessa, Shanetta, Shanice▼, Shanika, Shaniqua▼, Shanique, Shanita, Shannae, Shantel▼, Shaquina, Shaquise, Shaquita, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharana, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharayah, Sharaye, Sharina, Sharise, Sharita, Sharon▼ and Shawna▼.
How popular is Sha-?
Prominent alternative forms of Sha- (unlisted) are Sharon (#879 from recent data), Charlene (#1432), Shantel, Shaquita, Shanita, Shanique, Sharae, Sharita, Siobhan, Sheryl, Shawna, Shavon, Shaniqua, Shanice, Shalonda, Shameka, Shakira, Shakila, Cherie, Shamika, Shanae, Shanelle, Shanell, Shanel, Shanay and Shanika. Adoption of these relations of Sha- was at its apex 7 decades ago (adoption of 2.6%) and has become significantly reduced since, with forms such as Cherie falling out of fashion. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Sha- and corresponding names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Sha- is pronounced similarly to Chaya, Shae, Shay, Shaya, Shaye, Shea and Xia. Other suggested similar names are Da-, Ja-, Ka-, La-, Na-, Sal, Sam, San, Sean, Shade, Shadi, Shan, Shana, Shane, Shani, Shara, Shari, Shary, Shaun, Sher, Sian, Star, Staz and Ta-.