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What does Sinead mean?

Sinead Pronunciation of Sinead as a girls' name is pronounced sha-NADE. It is of Irish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sinead is "God is gracious". Variant of Jane or Janet, which are feminine forms of John. Sinead was made familiar to Americans by singer Sinead O'Connor. Actress Sinead Cusack.

ASSOCIATED WITH Sin-, irish, gracious


VARIANTS Shinead, Seonald, Sina, Sine





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How popular is Sinead?

Sinead is an unusual given name for women. Sinead is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Sinead entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1099 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Sinead rated in the Top 2000 are Jane (#288 LAST YEAR), Janean, Janet (#1487), John, Shanae and Sina. Usage of these forms of Sinead was more pronounced among parents during the years 1950-1959 (ADOPTION OF 1.39%) and has become much diminished since (ADOPTION 0.07%, 95%), with versions such as Janet becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sinead, Jane, Janean, Janet, John in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sinead, Jane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Linea, Mairead, Mead, Piedad, Read, Sana, Sanda, Sanna, Sannah, Santa, Sean, Sena, Seneca, Seneka, Senga, Shanea, Shea, Shilea, Sian, Siana, Sianna, Siara, Sibel, Sibell, Sideny, Sidnee, Sidney, Sidra, Siena, Sienna, Siera, Signa, Signe, Signild (see Signa), Sigred, Sigrid, Sile, Sileas, Silia, Silja, Silva, Silya, Sima, Simah, Simla, Sindee, Sindi, Sindia, Sindie, Sindy, Sindya, Sinisa, Sinnie, Sinny, Sintra, Sinty, Sioban, Sirena, Sirene, Siria, Siseel, Sisely, Sitka, Siusan, Sivney, Soledad, Sonel, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Stina, Stine, Sunel and Synda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sinead.

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