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Shana meaning and name origin
Shana \sh(a)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAH-nah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shana is "lily, rose". Short form of Shoshana, Shannon or anglicisation of Shaina. Shana has been made familiar today by journalist and biographer Shana Alexander. Singer Shania Twain.
Shana is also pronounced similarly to Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Channa, Chanya, China, Chyna, Shaena, Shainah, Shanae, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shanie, Shannae, Shannea, Shauna, Shaunah, Shaunna, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shawni, Shawnna, Shayana, Shaynah, Sheena, Sheina, Shena, Shianna, Shiona, Shona, Shonah, Shonna, Shuna and Shyanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Dhana, San, Sana, Sanna, Sean, Seanna, Sena, Shaine, Shaka, Shan-, Shane, Shanta, Shara, Shaun, Shaya, Shayan, Shayne, Shene, Shone, Shyann, Siana, Sianna, Siena, Sina and Thana.
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Popularity of Shana
Shana is a very popular first name for females (#633 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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