Meaning and name origin
Shawna \sha(w)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced shawn-NA. It is of English origin. Feminine variant of Sean (Irish, Gaelic) "God's grace". The name is very much favored as a prefix in blends with various name endings. 1995 Miss America Shawntel Smith; actress Sean Young.
Shawna▼ has 36 variant forms: Lashawna, Sean, Seana, Seanna, Shana▼, Shanna▼, Shaun, Shauna▼, Shaunah, Shaunda, Shaundee, Shaunee, Shaunelle, Shaunice, Shaunie, Shaunna, Shauntay, Shaunte, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shawnda, Shawndelle, Shawnee, Shawneen, Shawnette, Shawni, Shawnice, Shawniece, Shawnna, Shawntae, Shawntay, Shawnte, Shawntel, Shonna, Siana and Sianna.
Shawna is a very popular first name for females (#490 out of 4276, Top 11%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Shawna for girls. Shawna reached its highest rank of #183 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shawna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Shonna, Sian, Shawnee, Shawna, Shanna, Shauna and Shana. (2014 statistics).
Shawna▼ is also pronounced similarly to Chana, Channa, Shaena, Shaina▼, Shainah, Shanae▼, Shanah, Shanay, Shanea, Shani, Shania▼, Shannae, Shannah, Shannea, Shawney, Shawnie, Shayana, Shayna▼, Shaynah, Sheena▼, Sheina, Shena, Shianna, Shiona, Shona, Shuna and Shyanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Sana, Sanna, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shawnta and Shayne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shawna.