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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Shawnia

User Submitted Origins

Native American
Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Shawnia means "Cherokee Shawna means 'MORNING STAR!'".
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Shawnia is of Arabic origin and means "God is merciful".
  3. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Shawnia is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "I'm on my way".
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Fun Facts about the name Shawnia

  • How Popular is the name Shawnia? Shawnia is the 30,156th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shawnia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 168 babies born with the first name Shawnia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shawnia 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 Shawnia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shawnia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shawnia is Wednesday, March 11th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Shawnia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shawnia was in 1996 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shawnia: The name spelled backwards is Ainwahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hwsinaa. How do you pronounce that?
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