What does Shauna mean?
Shauna \sha(u)-na\ as a name for girls is of English, Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of the name Shauna is "God's grace". Shauna is a variant of Shawna (English, Irish, Gaelic): feminine variant of Sean.
Shauna▼ has 23 more alternative forms via Shawna: Lashawna, Sean, Seana, Seanna, Shaun, Shaunda, Shaundee, Shaunelle, Shaunice, Shauntay, Shaunte, Shawnda, Shawndelle, Shawneen, Shawnette, Shawnice, Shawniece, Shawntae, Shawntay, Shawnte, Shawntel, Siana and Sianna.
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Shauna for girls. Shauna was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #290 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent variation forms of Shauna appearing in the Top 1000 are Shawnee, Shonna, Shawna, Shanna and Shana. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.52%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Shana, Shanna, Shauna and Shawna becoming less stylish. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Shauna and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shauna▼ is alike in pronunciation to Chana, Channa, Shaena, Shaina▼, Shainah, Shanae▼, Shanah, Shanay, Shanea, Shani, Shania▼, Shannae, Shannah, Shannea, Shayana, Shayna▼, Shaynah, Sheena▼, Sheina, Shena, Shianna, Shiona, Shona, Shuna and Shyanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Sana, Sanna, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shaunta and Shayne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shauna.