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What does Shawnda mean?

Shawnda Pronunciation of Shawnda [shawn-da] as a girls' name is an Old French name, and the name Shawnda means "stone; God's grace". Shawnda is an alternate spelling of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal". Shawnda is also a derivative of Shawna (English, Irish, Gaelic): feminine form of Sean.

Associated with: stone (rock), grace.


Shawnda has 4 variants: Shanda, Shaunda, Shaundee and Shonda.

36 more different relations via Chantal, Shawna: Chandal, Chanta, Chaunta, Chonda, Seana, Seanna, Shana, Shanna, Shantae, Shantal, Shantay, Shaun, Shauna, Shaunah, Shaunee, Shaunie, Shaunna, Shaunta, Shauntay, Shaunte, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shawnee, Shawneen, Shawni, Shawnice, Shawnna, Shawnta, Shawntae, Shawntay, Shawnte, Shawntel, Shonna, Shonta, Siana and Sianna.

Creative forms:
(female) Dawnda, Lawnda, ..

(male) Shanett, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shawnda Leilah (S.L.), ..

How popular is Shawnda?

Shawnda is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2380 out of 4276, Top 56%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shawnda was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #1040 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Shawnee, Shawna, Shaunte, Shawnna, Shawnta, Shonta, Shonna, Shonda, Shawnte, Shaunta, Shaunna, Shanna, Shanda, Shana, Seanna, Shantae, Shantal, Shaunda, Shauna, Shaun and Chantal are the popular variation forms of Shawnda listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Shawnda reached its apex during 1970-1979 (median #1224), but now, versions such as Shana have become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shawnda, Chantal, Seanna, Shana, Shanda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanna, Shantae, Shantal, Shaun, Shauna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaunda, Shaunna, Shaunta, Shaunte, Shawna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shawnee, Shawnna, Shawnta, Shawnte, Shonda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shonna, Shonta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shawnda is pronounced similarly to Chanda, Chandy, Shandea, Shandee, Shandey, Shandeya, Shandi, Shandie and Shandy. Other suggested similar names are Sanda, Sande, Sandi, Sandy, Sanndi (see Sandy), Santa, Shaena, Shaina, Shalonda, Shandra, Shanea, Shania, Shanit, Shanita, Shannea, Shanta, Shantai, Shante, Shanti, Sharonda, Shauntae, Shavonda, Shawney, Shawnie, Shayda, Shayna and Synda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shawnda.

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