Meaning and name origin
Shanae \sh(a)-nae\ as a girl's name is pronounced sha-NAY. It is of American origin. Possibly a phonetic variant of Sinead (sha-NAYD), an Irish form of Jane, following the pattern of Renee and Janae. Se also Sha-, Shan, and Sinead.
For more information, see also the related girl name Sian.
Shanae is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3241 out of 4276, Top 76%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Shanae for girls. Shanae reached its highest rank of #571 in the U.S. in 1991. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shanae and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jane (#322), Janae (#932), Renee (#962), Sinead, Sian and Shanae. (2014 statistics).
Shanae▼ is also pronounced similarly to Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanee, Shaena, Shaina▼, Shainah, Shana▼, Shanah, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shania▼, Shanie, Shanna▼, Shannae, Shannah, Shauna▼, Shaunah, Shaunee, Shaunie, Shawna▼, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shawnee, Shawnie, Shayna▼, Shaynah, Shena, Shona, Shonah and Shuna. Other suggested similar baby names are Sana, Seana, Shadae, Shaine, Shan-, Shane, Shantae, Shante▼, Sharae, Shayan, Shayne, Shene, Shone, Shyanne▼, Siana and Zhanae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shanae.