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Boy Name: Shenandoah

Name: Shenandoah
Pronunciation: \sh(e)-nan-doah, shen(a)-ndoah\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Shenandoah's also a girl name)


Shenandoah \sh(e)-nan-doah, shen(a)-ndoah\ as a boy's name. Possibly related to an Iroquois qord for "deer". Place name: a city in Iowa, a town in Pennsylvania, and a beautiful valley in Virginia. There is a famous folk song that goes "Oh, Shenandoah, I long to hear you.."


Shenandoah is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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