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What does Cheyenne mean?

Cheyenne Pronunciation of Cheyenne as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Cheyenne) is pronounced shy-ENN. It is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Cheyenne is "unintelligible speakers". Native American tribe indigenous to Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Montana. The Cheyenne were fierce opponents of European settlement in the West. The capital city of Wyoming is Cheyenne.



VARIANTS Chayan, Chayann, Shayan, Shayanne




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How popular is Cheyenne?

Cheyenne is a rare first name for males. Cheyenne is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cheyenne entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #972 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Shayan (#1961 IN RECENT RANKINGS) is the only other prominent variation form of Cheyenne. These forms of Cheyenne were popular with parents 2 decades ago and are now much less conventional.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cheyenne, Shayan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cheyenne is alike in pronunciation to Channe, Chayne and Cheyne. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ahearne, Aherne, Benne, Caelen, Cereno, Chance, Chane, Chann, Chanse, Chanze, Chasen, Chaunce, Chayce, Chayse, Chelton, Cheney, Cheny, Cherokee, Cheslee, Cheslie, Chesney, Chesnie, Chesny, Chessie, Cheston, Chetwen (see Chetwin), Chetwin, Chetwyn, Chetwynd, Chetwynn, Chevron, Chezare, Clarence, Cleante, Cleeve, Clemens, Clement, Clemente, Cobdenn (see Cobden), Coyne, Crayne, Cresento, Elwynne, Etienne, Freyne, Keene, Keyne, Leverne, Renne, Severne, Shavonne, Shayne, Sherwynne (see Sherwin), Thayne and Wynne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cheyenne.