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What does Shauna mean?

Shauna Pronunciation of Shauna [shau-na] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Shauna is "God's grace". Shauna is a variant form of Shawna (English, Irish, Gaelic): feminine form of Sean.

Associated with: grace.


Shauna has 12 variants: Shana, Shanna, Shaunah, Shaunee, Shaunie, Shaunna, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shawnee, Shawni, Shawnna and Shonna.

15 more alternative forms via Shawna: Sean, Seana, Seanna, Shaun, Shaunda, Shaundee, Shaunice, Shauntay, Shaunte, Shawnda, Shawntae, Shawntay, Shawnte, Siana and Sianna.

Creative forms:
(female) Shaune, Shauta, ..

(male) Shauny, Shauon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shauna Tesla (S.T.), ..

How popular is Shauna?

Shauna is a very prominent first name for women (#654 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shauna was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #296 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Shauna appearing in the Top 2000 are Shawnda, Shawna, Shaunte, Shawnee, Shawnna, Shonna, Shawnte, Shaunna, Shaunice, Shana, Seanna, Shanna, Shaun, Shaunda and Sean. These forms of Shauna were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s (median #1201).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shauna, Sean, Seanna, Shana, Shanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaun, Shaunda, Shaunice, Shaunna, Shaunte in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shawna, Shawnda, Shawnee, Shawnna, Shawnte, Shonna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shauna is alike in pronunciation to Chaanah, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanha, Chani, Channa, Chyna, Shaena, Shainah, Shanah, Shanee, Shaney, Shanie, Shannea, Shawney, Shawnie, Shayana, Shayna, Sheena, Sheina, Shena, Shona, Shuna and Shunagh. Other suggested similar names are Chaunta, Dhana, Kiauna, Samia, Samma, Samya, Sana, Sannah, Sanny, Sena, Shadia, Shadya, Shaela, Shaila, Shaine, Shaka, Shakina, Shalena, Shalia, Shalina, Shan, Shan-, Shanda, Shane, Shannan, Shanta, Shaquina, Sharana, Sharena, Sharina, Sharla, Sharona, Shasta, Shaunta, Shauntae, Shavona, Shawnta, Shayan, Shene, Shone, Shula, Shura, Shyann, Shyanne, Sian, Siena, Sienna, Sina, Suanny and Sueanna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shauna.

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