Gender: Female Origin of Shawnee: Native American tribe name

Shawnee Origin and Meaning

The name Shawnee is a girl's name of Native American origin.

The Shawnee were an Eastern tribe that migrated westward; Shawnee makes an unusual name, if a little dated a la Shawn and Tawnee.

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Pop Culture References for the name Shawnee

Shawny, Shawnie, Shawni, Shawney


Mhill46 Says:


Not a fan at all.

Zelliew Says:


I think it sounds childish

yvonne_virginia Says:


I find this sort of insulting. Would you name your child 'Greek,' Sioux,' or 'Portuguese'?

Piety Says:


Pronounced “shaw-NEE.” Very pretty as a middle name choice!