Gender / Sex: girl
Related Names: Sian
Sounds Like: Chana, Shanay, Shani, Shaena, Shan-, Shanae, Shanea, Shane, Shauna, Shena, Shona, Shuna
Variant forms: Shan, Shanah, Shanda, Shandi, Shania, Shanna, Shannah
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 633
Shana \sh(a)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAH-nah. Nickname for Shoshana (Hebrew) "lily, rose"; short form of Shannon or anglicisation of Shaina. Shana has been made familiar today by journalist and biographer Shana Alexander. Singer Shania Twain.
Shana has 7 variant forms: Shan, Shanah, Shanda, Shandi, Shania, Shanna and Shannah.
For more information, see also the related name Sian.
Baby names that sound like Shana are Chana, Shanay, Shani, Shaena, Shan-, Shanae, Shanea, Shane, Shauna, Shena, Shona and Shuna.
View a list of the 8 names that reference Shana.
Shana is a very popular first name for women (#633 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)