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What does Sheena mean?

Sheena Pronunciation of Sheena as a girls' name is pronounced SHE-nah. It is of Irish origin. Variant of Jane (Hebrew) "God's grace" or Jean. Made popular by singer Sheena Easton.

ASSOCIATED WITH She-, irish, grace


VARIANTS Sheenagh, Sheenah, Sheina, Shena, Shiona, Shionagh, Sina, Sine




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How popular is Sheena?

Sheena is a very prominent first name for women (#649 out of 4276, Top 15%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#75219 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Sheena entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #170 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Jane (#288 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Sina, Shena, Jeana and Jean are the popular alternative forms of Sheena. Other forms, like Jeena, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Sheena was common during the years 1920-1929 (USAGE OF 1.4%) and is now much less (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 95%), with versions such as Jane falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheena, Jane, Jean, Jeana, Shena, Sina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sheena is pronounced similarly to Chana, Channa, China, Chynna, Shaena, Shainah, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shania, Shanna, Shannah, Shannea, Shauna, Shaunna, Shawna, Shawnae, Shawni, Shawnna, Shayana, Shayna, Shaynah, Shonah and Shuna. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adeena, Aleena, Cherena, Chesna, Dreena, Edeena, Eleena, Geena, Jeena, Keena, Leena, Meena, Queena, Salena, Sanna, Sareena, Sarena, Seanna, Seema, Sena, Shaine, Shalena, Shan, Shane, Sharena, Shaun, Shea, Sheba, Sheeba, Sheelah, Sheera, Sheila, Shela, Shelia, Shella, Sheraa, Shereena, Sheria, Sherina, Sheva, Sheyla, Shone, Sianna, Sienna, Sirena, Stevena, Sueanna, Sylena, Teena and Therena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sheena.