What does Shane mean?
Shane▼ has 31 more alternative forms via John, Sean, Shawn: Ean▲, Eian, Euan, Evan▲, Ewan, Gian, Hans▼, Ian▲, Ivan▲, Ivann, Iwan, Jan▼, Janek, Janne, Jean▼, Jehan, Jian, Johan▲, Johann, Juan, Sean▼, Seann, Shaun▼, Shaundre, Shawn▼, Shawnel, Shawnell, Shawnn, Shonn, Vanek and Zane▲.Kreatif forms:
(male) Sane, Shune, ..
(female) Shame, Shase, ..
How popular is Shane?
Shane is a very prominent first name for males (#190 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4637 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Shane for boys. Shane entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #60 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #277. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Shane (#277 in 2014) are John (#26 in 2014), Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ivan (#132), Sean (#193), Zane (#224), Shawn (#323), Johan (#579), Shaun (#742), Ean (#997), Jean (#1063), Ewan (#1174), Hans (#1315), Johann (#1330), Gian (#1383), Eian (#1680), Jan (#1787), Shayne (#1894) and Euan. Usage of these forms of Shane reached its apex 134 years ago (usage of 8.34%) and is now much lower (usage 1.98%, ▼76.2%), with versions like Jan falling out of fashion. John is the longstanding favorite, though Ian has grown popular as well over time.
Shane▼ is alike in pronunciation to Chan, Chane, Chann, Channe, Chayne, Cheyne, Shaan, Shan, Shann, Shayan, Shayanne and Sion. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Blane, Cahane, Crane, Dane, Deane, Doane, Duane▼, Dwane, Fane, Kahane, Kane▲, Keane, Lane▲, Rane, Roane, Sage▲, Sante, Saxe, Shad▼, Shadd, Shade, Shadi, Shadoe, Shae, Shai, Shaka, Shanan, Shandey (see Shandy), Shandy, Shanen, Shani, Shanley, Shannen, Shanon, Shaq, Shaque, Shaul, Shaw, Shawnee, Shawney, Shawnie, Shay, Shaye, Shays, Signe, Slade, Sloane, Sohan, Stan▼, Stana, Stanek, Stone, Swaine, Swayne, Thaine, Thane, Thayne and Vane. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shane.