What does Shoshana mean?
Shoshana /sho-sha-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shoshana is "lily, rose".
How popular is Shoshana?
Shoshana is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2770 out of 4276, Top 65%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shoshana and related names. Popular variation forms of Shoshana (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Shana, Susan (#851 in 2014), Susana, Susann and Susanna. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4926%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0298%, ▼94%), with the versions Shana, Susan, Susana and Susanna becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)