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Girl Name: Sinead

Name: Sinead
Pronunciation: \s(i)-nead\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: God is gracious
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Shanae
Sounds Like: Sanda, Sindy, Sindie, Sindi, Sindee, Cinda, Synda, Sindya, Santa
Variant forms: Shinead, Seonald, Sina, Sine


Sinead \s(i)-nead\ as a girl's name is pronounced sha-NADE. It is of Irish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sinead is "God is gracious". Variant of Jane or Janet, which are feminine forms of John. Sinead was made familiar to Americans by singer Sinead O'Connor. Actress Sinead Cusack.

Sinead has 4 variant forms: Shinead, Seonald, Sina and Sine.

For more information, see also the related name Shanae.

Baby names that sound like Sinead are Sanda, Sindy, Sindie, Sindi, Sindee, Cinda, Synda, Sindya and Santa.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Sinead.


Sinead 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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