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Girl Name: Shania

Name: Shania
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-nia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: I'm on my way
Origin: Native American Indian
Related Names: Shana
Sounds Like: Chania, Shanie, Shani, Shanna
Variant forms: Shanea


Shania \sh(a)-nia\ as a girl's name is pronounced sha-NYE-ah. It is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Shania is "I'm on my way". From an Ojibwa phrase. Also variant of Shane. Made popular due to country-western singer Shania Twain.

Shania has 1 variant form: Shanea.

For more information, see also the related name Shana.

Baby names that sound like Shania are Chania, Shanie, Shani and Shanna.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shania.


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

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