Shanay name meaning

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What does the name Shanay mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Shanay

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Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Azerbaijan says the name Shanay means "Shanay is an Azerbaijani/Turkish name meaning 'Happy moon'" and is of Turkish origin.
  2. According to a user from India, the name Shanay means "gradually or slowly. Shanay as an example is an adjective for justice, justice comes to light slowly, patiently".
  3. A user from Australia says the name Shanay is of Native American origin and means "Beautiful eyes".
  4. A user from Netherlands says the name Shanay means "Shiny moon".
  5. A user from Australia says the name Shanay is of Hebrew origin and means "Beautiful".
  6. A submission from India says the name Shanay means "Lord Shani 's name in sanskrit" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  7. According to a user from Minnesota, U.S., the name Shanay means "God is gracious".
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Fun Facts about the name Shanay

  • How Popular is the name Shanay? Shanay is the 8,671st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shanay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,431 babies born with the first name Shanay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanay to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shanay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Shanay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shanay is Wednesday, October 23rd, 1963.
  • What year had the most people named Shanay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanay was in 1992 with a total of 153 babies.
  • Random Shanay Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanay is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Shanay: The name spelled backwards is Yanahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ayhsna. How do you pronounce that?
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