Shonda

Shonda - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shonda appeared on the charts for the first time in 1958 on position #2407. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shonda and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shonda? 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 Shonda. The baby girl name Shonda was given to 5 baby girls in 1998, ranking #4799 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 299,227 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shonda peaked in popularity 46 years ago in 1973 on position 420.



Famous with this name

Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Farr
Shonda Whipple


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Shonda is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shonda is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #1,328 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,328.

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 Shonda is where you live.


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Shonda origin and meaning

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

Similar to Shonda

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

Samantha / Sandy / Sandi / Shanda / Shante / Shanta / Santa / Shanita / Samatha / Shawanda /

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
19984799
19934816
19924797
19913034
19902222
19892053
19881536
19871223
19861443
19851105
1984960
1983869
1982812
1981733
1980678
1979614
1978548
1977534
1976445
1975443
1974437
1973420
1972431
1971441
1970433
1969472
1968647
1967724
1966753
1965978
19641191
19631282
19621755
19611606
19601782
19592161
19582407

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania1328

Even more about Shonda


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 Shonda 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 Shonda?

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
1973
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shonda
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 299,227
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1958
1998 births +5

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