What does Shan- mean?
Shan- [shan] as a girls' name is pronounced shan. It is of American origin. Combination of the Shan- prefix with various name endings. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second syllable. See also Sha- and She-.
Associated with: combination (blend).
Affiliated girl name: Seana.
19 more related forms via Sha-, She-: Shaka, Shakina, Shalana, Shalane, Shalia, Shalini, Shalynn, Shanay, Shanel, Shanell, Shanika, Shanita, Shannae, Sharae, Sharana, Sharay, Sharina, Sharon▼ and Shawna▼.
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Sharon (#977 from recent data), Shantel, Sharae, Shanita, Shawna, Shanika, Shandra, Shanel, Shanell, Shanice and Shanay are the popular alternative forms of Shan- (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Shalynn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Shan- reached its highest 75 years ago (median #1818) and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Sharon becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)