Shawna

Shawna - A very unique female name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shawna appeared on the charts for the first time in 1946 on position #1770. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shawna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shawna? 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 Shawna. The baby girl name Shawna was given to 5 baby girls in 2012, ranking #5634 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. Shawna peaked in popularity 42 years ago in 1977 on position 139.



Famous with this name

Shawna Sutherland
Shawna Waldron
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Shawna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shawna is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #1,174 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #1,174.

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 Shawna is where you live.


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Shawna origin and meaning

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

Similar to Shawna

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

Susan / Shannon / Suzanne / Sonya / Sonia / Shawn / Shana / Shanna / 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
20125634
20112595
20102548
20093142
20081891
20071867
20061709
20051306
20041188
2003979
2002940
2001763
2000683
1999620
1998551
1997522
1996467
1995426
1994341
1993313
1992300
1991288
1990250
1989267
1988237
1987237
1986220
1985213
1984200
1983186
1982162
1981196
1980186
1979177
1978161
1977139
1976167
1975158
1974162
1973186
1972174
1971214
1970209
1969249
1968317
1967351
1966368
1965400
1964400
1963457
1962574
1961613
1960688
1959751
1958839
1957768
1956884
19551038
19541080
19531301
19521283
19511347
19501479
19491453
19481212
19461770

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana1174

Even more about Shawna


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 Shawna 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 Shawna?

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
1977
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shawna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 282,650
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1946
2012 births +5

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