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Shayne (boy)

What does Shayne mean?

Shayne Pronunciation of Shayne [shayne] as a name for boys (also used less widely as girls' name Shayne) means "God is gracious". Shayne is a variant form of Shane (Irish, Hebrew): transcription of Sean.

Associated with: gracious.

Variations

Shayne has 2 variants: Shaine and Shayn.

Creative forms:
(male) Sayne, Shayve, ..

(female) Shayni, Shayse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shayne Joe (S.J.), ..

How popular is Shayne?

Shayne is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1086 out of 1220, Top 89%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#57252 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shayne entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #484 in the U.S. in 1990, and is presently at #1729. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular varying form of Shayne (#1729 in recent rankings) is Shane (#295 in recent rankings). These relations of Shayne were favored as baby names in the 1970s (usage of 0.3%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.1%, 78%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shayne, Shane in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shayne is pronounced similarly to Chan, Chane, Chann, Channe, Chayan, Chayann, Chayne, Cheyne, Sean, Shaan, Shan, Shann, Shaun, Shawn, Shawnn, Shayan, Shayanne and Shonn. Other suggested similar names are Bayne, Blayne, Chayce, Chayse, Crayne, Dayne, Duayne, Dwayne, Frayne, Gayne, Gwayne, Kayne, Layne, Mayne, Payne, Rayne, Sayge, Sayre, Seann, Shade, Shadoe, Shae, Shanen, Shani, Shannen, Shaque, Shawnee, Shawnel, Shawney, Shawnie, Shay, Shaye, Shays, Slayde, Sohan, Swain, Swaine, Swayn, Swayne, Thaine, Thane, Thayne, Wayne and Zayne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shayne.

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