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What does Shainah mean?

Shainah Pronunciation of Shainah [shainah] as a name for girls is a Yiddish name, and Shainah means "beautiful". Shainah is an alternate form of Shaina (Yiddish).

Associated with: beautiful.


Shainah has 7 variants: Shaena, Shana, Shanee, Shani, Shanie, Shayna and Sheina.

2 more related forms via Shaina: Shaine and Shayne.

Creative forms:
(female) Shaien, Shaiena, ..

(male) Shaisa, Shaisam, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shainah Nyla (S.N.), ..

How popular is Shainah?

Shainah is a rare given name for women. Shainah is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shayna (#1727 from current records), Shayne, Shani, Shanee, Shana and Shaina are the popular varying forms of Shainah (not ranked). Other variants, like Shaine, are seldom used. These forms of Shainah reached the apex of their popularity in 1990 (usage of 0.09%) and are now significantly less conventional, with forms like Shana going out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaina, Shana, Shanee, Shani, Shayna, Shayne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shainah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shainah is alike in pronunciation to Chana, Chaniyah, Channah, Chanyah, China, Shanah, Shanay, Shannah, Shaunah, Shaunee, Shaunna, Shawnae, Shawnee, Shawni, Shawnie, Shawnna, Shayana, Shaynah, Shianna, Shiona, Shionagh, Shonagh, Shonah, Shuna and Shyanna. Other recommended names are Chaninah, Rainah, Sairah, Sana, Sanna, Sannah, Seana, Seanna, Sebinah, Serinah, Shahnaz, Shaila, Shailagh, Shakina, Shalina, Shalvah, Shamirah, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shannan, Sharina, Shastah, Shaun, Shayan, Shaylah, Sheilah, Shilah, Shirah, Siana, Sianna, Simah and Sina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shainah.

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