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Girl Name: Shoshone

Name: Shoshone
Pronunciation: \sh(o)-sho-ne\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shoshone's also a boy name)
Origin: Native American Indian
Sounds Like: Shoshana, Shoshanna, Shoshanah, Shushana
Variant forms: Shoshoni


Shoshone \sh(o)-sho-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shoshone), is of Native American Indian origin. Name of the tribe also known as the Snake Indians, native to eastern Nevada, southern Idaho, and western Idaho.

Shoshone has 1 variant form: Shoshoni.

Baby names that sound like Shoshone are Shoshana, Shoshanna, Shoshanah and Shushana.


Shoshone 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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