Diminutive of Shoshana or Shannon, variation of Shaina

Shana Origin and Meaning

The name Shana is a girl's name .

Part of a group of similar midcentury names rarely given to babies today.

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Shana Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Shana

  • Shana AlexanderAmerican journalist
  • Shana DaleDeputy Administrator of NASA
  • Shana HiattAmerican model
  • Shana MorrisonAmerican singer and daughter of Van Morrison
  • Shana PetroneAmerican singer
  • Shana SwashBritish actress
  • Shana AbeAmerican author

Shana in Pop Culture

  • Shanacharacter in anime "Shakugan No Shana"
  • Shanacharacter in video game "The Legend of Dragoon"
  • Shana Fringcharacter on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
  • Shana Elmsfordcharacter in animated series "Jem and the Holograms"