Shanna

Shanna - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shanna appeared on the charts for the first time in 1931 on position #1571. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shanna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shanna? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shanna. The baby girl name Shanna was given to 5 baby girls in 2012, ranking #5630 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 282,650 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shanna peaked in popularity 41 years ago in 1978 on position 149.



Famous with this name

Shanna Collins
Shanna Forrestall
Shanna Besson


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Shanna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shanna is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,997 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,997.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shanna is where you live.


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Shanna origin and meaning

Shanna is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shanna, pop culture references for the name Shanna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shanna

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shanna, sorted by popularity.

Susan / Shannon / Suzanne / Sonya / Sonia / Shawna / Shawn / Shana / Shauna / Susanne /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20125630
20104496
20094585
20083991
20072382
20061669
20051919
20041571
20031815
20021699
20011308
20001326
19991042
19981080
1997874
1996714
1995748
1994627
1993569
1992509
1991425
1990425
1989433
1988361
1987319
1986290
1985246
1984214
1983235
1982216
1981210
1980181
1979157
1978149
1977168
1976322
1975355
1974329
1973339
1972353
1971377
1970344
1969383
1968524
1967555
1966638
1965754
1964749
1963890
1962938
19611053
19601072
19591164
19581294
19571275
19561471
19551201
19541198
19531347
19521683
19511654
19501286
19491268
19481424
19471430
19461511
19451846
19441305
19431298
19421643
19411336
19401531
19391435
19381266
19371726
19361524
19351375
19311571

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3997

Even more about Shanna


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shanna a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shanna?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1978
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shanna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 282,650
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1931
2012 births +5

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