What does Shalana mean?
Shalana \sh(a)-la-na\ as a girls' name. Shalana's root is American. Shalana is a variant of Sha- (American): combination of the Sha- prefix with various name endings. A name for girls that is seldom used.
Shalana has 37 more alternative forms via Sha-: Shadira, Shadiya, Shadonna, Shaka, Shakeena, Shakila, Shakina, Shakira▼, Shalaine, Shalane, Shalaya, Shalia, Shalisa, Shalita, Shaliza, Shalonda▼, Shalynn, Shamaine, Shamara, Shameka▼, Shamika▼, Shanay, Shanika▼, Shanita, Shannae, Shaquina, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharana, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharayah, Sharaye, Sharina, Sharita, Sharon▼ and Shawna▼.
Shalana is a rare given name for women. Shalana is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Shalana and corresponding names. Shakira, Shalonda, Shameka, Shamika, Shanika, Shanita, Sharon (#879 last year) and Shawna are the prominent alternative forms of Shalana (#unlisted). Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Shalonda, Shamika, Shanika, Sharon and Shawna falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shalana is alike in pronunciation to Chalina, Shaleena, Shalena, Shalina and Shelanna. Other recommended similar baby names are Salama, Salena, Salina▼, Shalene, Sharlana, Shayana and Solana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shalana.