What does Shona mean?
(female) Sheana, Shoney, ..
(male) Shoon, Shosal, ..
How popular is Shona?
Shona is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2304 out of 4276, Top 54%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Shona for girls. Shona entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #1228 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the history of Shona and associated names. Joan (#1990 in 2015), John and Joni are the prominent related forms of Shona listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Shona were popular as baby names in the 1930s (usage of 2.7%) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions such as Joni going out of style.
Shona is alike in pronunciation to Chanae, Chanah, Chanha, Channa, Chanya, Chenay, Chynna, Shaena, Shainah, Shana▼, Shanae▼, Shanah, Shaney, Shania▼, Shanie, Shannea, Shauna▼, Shawnae, Shayna▼, Sheena▼, Sheenah, Shianna, Shionagh, Shonna and Shyanna. Other recommended names are Alona, Anona, Apona, Deona, Dhana, Diona, Elona, Ilona, Keona, Kiona, Leona▼, Oona, Rhona, Rona, Sadona, Sana, Sanna, Seana, Sedona, Sena▼, Shaka, Shan, Shan-, Shanda▼, Shane, Shara, Sharona, Shavona, Shaya, Sheba, Shene, Shila, Shira, Shonda▼, Shonta, Shyla, Siana, Siena▲, Simona, Sina, Soma, Sonia▼, Sonya▼, Stina, Sydona, Teona, Thana, Tona, Viona and Yona. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shona.See names in meaning and etymology.