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What does Shannae mean?

Shannae Pronunciation of Shannae [shan-nae] as a name for girls is an American and Gaelic name, and the name Shannae means "old, ancient". Shannae is an alternate spelling of Sha- (American). Shannae is also a form of Shannon (Gaelic): place name of an Irish river.

Associated with: gaelic, old.


Shannae has 6 variants: Channa, Shana, Shanay, Shani, Shanna and Shawna.

26 more relations via Sha-, Shannon: Shadonna, Shaka, Shakina, Shalana, Shalane, Shalia, Shandy, Shane, Shanel, Shanell, Shanice, Shanika, Shanique, Shanita, Shannan, Shannen, Shannin, Shannyn, Shanon, Shantel, Sharae, Sharana, Sharay, Sharaye, Sharina and Sharise.

Creative forms:
(female) Shanne, Tianae, ..


Middle name pairings:
Shannae Josie (S.J.), ..

How popular is Shannae?

Shannae is an unusual given name for females. Shannae is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Shana, Shanay, Shane, Shanel, Shanell, Shani, Shanice, Shanika, Shanique, Shanita, Shanna, Shannan, Shannen, Shannon (#1059 the previous year), Shanon, Shantel, Sharae and Shawna are the popular variation forms of Shannae (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Shannae was more pronounced among parents 45 years ago (average #1137) and is now much reduced, with versions like Shanna becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shana, Shanay, Shane, Shanel, Shanell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shani, Shanice, Shanika, Shanique, Shanita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanna, Shannan, Shannen, Shannon, Shanon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shantel, Sharae, Shawna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shannae is alike in pronunciation to Chaanah, Chana, Chania, Channah, Chanyah, Chynna, Shaena, Shainah, Shanae, Shanea, Shaney, Shania, Shauna, Shaunee, Shawnah, Shawnee, Shawney, Shawni, Shawnna, Shayana, Sheina, Shonah, Shonna, Shuna and Shyanna. Other suggested similar names are Chantae, Dhanna, Jannae, Sanna, Sannah, Sanny, Seana, Seanna, Shahnaz, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shanda, Shandee, Shandie, Shanese, Shanise, Shannel, Shannice, Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shantal, Shantay, Shante, Shantee, Shardae, Shaun, Shaunte, Shawntae, Shawnte, Shayan, Shayanne, Shayne, Shene, Shone, Shyann, Shyanne, Siana, Sianna, Sienna, Sinnie, Sonnie, Suanny, Sueanna, Sueanne, Sunnee, Sunnie, Swannie and Swanny. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shannae.

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