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Shayan (girl)

What does Shayan mean?

Shayan Pronunciation of Shayan [shayan] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Shayan) has its root in Native American Indian, and Shayan means "unintelligible speakers". Shayan is a variant form of Cheyenne (Native American Indian): from the French name "shaiyena".


Shayan has 7 variants: Chayan, Chayanne, Cheyanne, Chyanne, Shayanne, Shyann and Shyanne.

Creative forms:
(female) Shayena, Shaysan, ..

(male) Shayman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shayan Catalina (S.C.), ..

How popular is Shayan?

Shayan is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#141788 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Shayan (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Cheyanne (#1419 from recent data), Cheyenne (#347), Chyanne, Shyann and Shyanne (#1561). Usage of these relations of Shayan was well-received in the year 1996 (median #560) and is now significantly lower (#1465, down 83%), with forms such as Shyann becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cheyanne, Cheyenne, Chyanne, Shyann, Shyanne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shayan is alike in pronunciation to Sean, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shaun and Shayne. Other suggested similar names are Rhaya, Rhyan, Samya, San, Sana, Saran, Seana, Shadae, Shadai, Shadya, Shaina, Shainah, Shaka, Shalana, Shalane, Shalynn, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shania, Shanie, Shanna, Shannae, Shannah, Shannan, Shanon, Shara, Sharae, Sharan, Sharana, Sharay, Sharen, Sharlan, Sharman, Sharmyan (see Charmian), Sharon, Shauna, Shaunah, Shaunna, Shavaun, Shavon, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shawni, Shawnna, Shay, Shaya, Shayana, Shayda, Shaye, Shayla, Shaylah, Shaylyn, Shayna, Shaynah, Shena, Sheran, Shona, Shonah, Shuna, Shyanna, Siana and Sonya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shayan.