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What does Shena mean?

Shena Pronunciation of Shena [shena] as a name for girls has its root in Irish. Shena is a variant form of Sheena (Irish): version of Jane (Hebrew) "God's grace".

Associated with: irish.


Shena has 5 variants: Sheenagh, Sheenah, Sheina, Shiona and Shionagh.

2 more related forms via Sheena: Sina and Sine.

Creative forms:
(female) Shean, Shesa, ..

(male) Shenas, Sheney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shena Claira (S.C.), ..

How popular is Shena?

Shena is a very prominent first name for women (#2103 out of 4276, Top 49%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shena was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1235 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Sheena and Sina are the prominent alternative forms of Shena rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Sheenah, are uncommon. These forms of Shena were favored by parents during the years 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.09%).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shena and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shena is alike in pronunciation to Channa, Chanya, China, Chyna, Shana, Shanah, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shania, Shanna, Shannea, Shaunah, Shawna, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shayana, Shianna, Shonagh, Shonah, Shonna, Shunagh, Shyanna and Tiona. Other recommended names are Alena, Amena, Arena, Duena, Erena, Hena, Kena, Mena, Neena, Olena, Reena, Salena, Sana, Sanna, Seana, Seema, Sena, Sera, Shaka, Shan, Shan-, Shanda, Shane, Shara, Shea, Sheba, Shebah, Sheela, Sheera, Shela, Shelia, Shene, Shera, Sheraa, Sherina, Sheva, Sheyla, Shieba, Shone, Siana, Siena, Sienna, Siera, Sirena, Stela, Teena, Tena, Thana, Xena and Zeena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shena.

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