Gender: Female Origin of Shana: Diminutive of Shoshana or Shannon, variation of Shaina Meaning of Shaina: Hebrew, "beautiful"

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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Shane, Shaana, Shandi, Shaina, Shanah, Shannah, Shanda, Shanna, Shauna, Shanae, Shayna, Shan, Shania, Shawna


Daiseymae Says:


It is pronounced as "shayna". It became popular in the mid 80s from the soap opera called "Loving".

paulapuddephatt Says:


Is this pronounced the same way as Shayna? Or is it more like Sharna?

wavygirl Says: