Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shanavia

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Alt. Meaning

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

A is for action, something to take now

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

I is for immense, are your great qualities

A is for activities, for you have many.

Notable Persons Named Shanavia

Notable Persons Named Shanavia

Shanavia Dowdell

Shanavia Dowdell is an athlete for the Townsville Fire, San Antonio Stars, and Washington Mystics. Shanavia was born on September 10th, 1987.


Fun Facts about the name Shanavia

  • How Popular is the name Shanavia? Shanavia is the 26,417th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shanavia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 220 babies born with the first name Shanavia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanavia to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shanavia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shanavia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanavia was in 1992 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Shanavia Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanavia is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Shanavia: The name spelled backwards is Aivanahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Saanivha. How do you pronounce that?
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