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What does Shone mean?

Shone Pronunciation of Shone [shone] as a name for girls. The meaning of Shone is "God is gracious". Shone is an alternate form of Shona (Irish, Gaelic, Hebrew): transcription of Joan.

Associated with: gracious.


3 alternative forms via Shona: Shonagh, Shonah and Shuna.

Creative forms:
(female) Ciane, Scone, ..

(male) Shole, Shose, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shone Kaila (S.K.), ..

How popular is Shone?

Shone is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#33653 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shona is the only prominent varying form of Shone (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Shonagh, are seldom used. This form of Shone was favored as a birth name during the years 1970-1979 (#1228). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shona in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shone is pronounced similarly to Sean, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shaun, Shayne, Shene, Shyann and Shyanne. Other recommended names are Dione, Ebone, Fione, Idone, Ilone, Ione, Jone, Leone, Mone, Shade, Shae, Shana, Shanae, Shanea, Shanee, Shanel, Shaney, Shani, Shanie, Shante, Shaye, Shena, Shevone, Shiona, Shonda, Shonna, Shonta, Shontel, Shonyce, Signe, Simone, Sine, Sloane, Sonel, Sonje, Stine, Symone, Teone, Theone and Zhane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shone.

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