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What does Shanee mean?

Shanee Pronunciation of Shanee [sha-nee] as a name for girls has its root in Yiddish, and Shanee means "beautiful". Shanee is a version of Shaina (Yiddish).

Associated with: beautiful.


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

2 more alternative forms via Shaina: Shaine and Shayne.

Creative forms:
(female) Shunee, ..

(male) Shale, Shaxe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shanee Paula (S.P.), ..

How popular is Shanee?

Shanee is a rare first name for women. Shanee is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shanee entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1362 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shanee outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Shanee are Shayna (#1727 from recent data), Shayne, Shani, Shana and Shaina. Other forms, like Shainah, are uncommon. These relations of Shanee were favored as birth names 3 decades ago (median #1010) and have become much less conventional since, with versions such as Shayna becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Shanee is pronounced similarly to Chana, Chanae, Chaney, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Chayney, Shanae, Shanah, Shaney, Shania, Shannae, Shannah, Shauna, Shaunah, Shaunna, Shawnee, Shawney, Shawnie, Shawnna, Shaynah, Shena, Shona, Shonah and Shuna. Other recommended names are Chanel, Chante, Charee, Jeanee, Ranee, Sadee, Sammee, Sana, Sande, Sandee, Sean, Seana, Shalee, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandee, Shandel, Shandi, Shandie, Shaneice, Shanell, Shaniece, Shanise, Shanta, Shante, Shantel, Shantey, Sharde, Sharee, Shareen, Sharel, Sharlee, Shaunte, Shayanne, Shaylee, Shiree, Shuree, Shyanne, Siana, Sianna, Sidnee, Sine, Sinnie, Suanny, Sueanne, Swannie, Swanny, Sydnee, Tanee, Thadee and Zhanae. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shanee.

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