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What does Shayan mean?

Shayan Pronunciation of Shayan [shayan] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Shayan) is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Shayan is "unintelligible speakers". Phonetic spelling of Cheyenne, the name of a Native American tribe.


3 relations via Cheyenne: Chayan, Chayann and Shayanne.

Creative forms:
(male) Shaian, ..

(female) Shayena, Shaysan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shayan Ramon (S.R.), ..

How popular is Shayan?

Shayan is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#141788 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shayan was first listed in 1994 and reached its highest rank of #1668 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is at #1961 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Shayan (#1961 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000 is Cheyenne. These relations of Shayan were popular with parents in the year 1995 (usage of 0.01%) and have become significantly less common since.

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

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

Similar Names

Shayan is alike in pronunciation to Chan, Chann, Chayne, Sean, Shaan, Shaine, Shan, Shane, Shann, Shaughn, Shaun, Shawn, Shawnn, Shayn, Shayne and Shonn. Other suggested similar names are Chanan, Sagan, Sajan, Seaman, Seann, Shabat, Shaday, Shafar, Shaka, Shanan, Shanen, Shani, Shannan, Shanon, Shavon, Shay, Shaye, Shaylon, Shays, Sheehan, Sohan, Swain, Swayn, Swayne, Syon and Udayan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shayan.