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pinWhat does Shawna mean?

Shawna /shaw-na/ as a girls' name is pronounced shawn-NA. It is of English, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shawna is "God's grace".

Feminine variant of Sean. 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 variants: 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.

Affiliated girl names: Shawnacy, Sian and Sha-.

Kreatif forms: Shawra, Shuwna. [more]

pinHow popular is Shawna?

Shawna is a very prominent first name for women (#490 out of 4276, Top 11%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Shawna for girls. Shawna entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #183 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shawna name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Shawna and affiliated names. Shonna, Sian, Shawnee, Shanna, Shauna and Shana are the prominent related forms of Shawna ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Shawna was at its highest during 1970-1979 (average #554) and has become less since. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shawna, Shana, Shanna, Shauna, Shawnee, Shonna in U.S.

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

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Shawna is alike in pronunciation 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 recommended similar baby names are Sana, Sanna, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shawnta and Shayne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shawna.