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Girl Name: Shawnee

Name: Shawnee
Pronunciation: \sha(w)-nee\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shawnee's also a boy name)
Origin: Native American Indian
Sounds Like: Shanee, Shawnae, Shaunee
Variant forms: Shawney, Shawnie
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2354
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 60327


Shawnee \sha(w)-nee\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shawnee), is of Native American Indian origin. Name of the tribe that came from the eastern American forests and migrated westward. There is a town in Kansas named Shawnee Mission. Also possibly a variant of Shawna.

Shawnee has 2 variant forms: Shawney and Shawnie.

Baby names that sound like Shawnee are Shanee, Shawnae and Shaunee.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shawnee.


Shawnee is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2354 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#60327 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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