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What does Shonna mean?

Shonna Pronunciation of Shonna [shon-na] as a name for girls means "God's grace". Shonna is a version of Shawna (English, Irish, Gaelic): feminine version of Sean.

Associated with: grace.


Shonna has 12 variants: Shana, Shanna, Shauna, Shaunah, Shaunee, Shaunie, Shaunna, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shawnee, Shawni and Shawnna.

7 more relations via Shawna: Seana, Seanna, Shaun, Shaunda, Shawnda, Siana and Sianna.

Creative forms:
(female) Shonne, Shonsa, ..

(male) Shonni, Shonno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shonna Zoie (S.Z.), ..

How popular is Shonna?

Shonna is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2409 out of 4276, Top 56%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shonna was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #943 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Shonna listed in the Top 2000 are Shawnda, Shawna, Shawnee, Shawnna, Shaunna, Shaunda, Shana, Shanna, Shaun, Shauna and Seanna. Other variants, like Seana, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Shonna reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 (average #981), but now, forms like Shanna have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shonna, Seanna, Shana, Shanna, Shaun in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shauna, Shaunda, Shaunna, Shawna, Shawnda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shawnee, Shawnna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shonna is alike in pronunciation to Chanha, Chania, Channa, Channah, Chanya, China, Chyna, Chynna, Shaena, Shainah, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shannae, Shannah, Shannea, Shayna, Sheena, Sheina, Shona, Shuna, Shyanna and Tionna. Other recommended names are Anonna, Ayonna, Chonda, Deonna, Dhanna, Dionna, Donna, Fionna, Geonna, Gionna, Honna, Idonna, Ilonna, Ivonna, Keonna, Kionna, Lonna, Nonna, Rhona, Rhonda, Rhonnda (see Rhonda), Rionna, Sana, Sanna, Sannah, Savonna, Sena, Shadonna, Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shanta, Sharonna, Shavonna, Shene, Shonda, Shone, Shonta, Shontal, Shosha, Shyann, Shyanne, Siena, Sienna, Simonna (see Simone), Sina, Sinny, Sonia, Sunny and Yionna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shonna.

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