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Shona name meaning

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

Origin and Meaning of Shona

User Submitted Origins

Scottish
44%
Zimbabwe
31%
Hebrew
18%
Irish
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Ireland says the name Shona means "In Ireland, at Christmas Time, we greet people in our Irish language with 'Shona Nollaig' means 'Happy Christmas'. We do not pronounce the 'S' at the beginning of Shona when speaking as Gaeilge" and is of Irish origin.
  2. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Shona is of Scottish origin and means "God is Gracious".
  3. A submission from Swaziland says the name Shona means "Grace of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  4. According to a user from Australia, the name Shona is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of god in Hebrew".
  5. A submission from South Africa says the name Shona means "Language, culture" and is of Zimbabwe origin.
  6. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Shona is of Scottish origin and means "Happy/Beautiful".
  7. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Shona means "Mermaid".
  8. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Shona is of Hindi origin and means "Darling".
  9. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Shona means "Shona is the best".
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  1. A Bantu language spoken in Zimbabwe
  2. A member of a Bantu tribe living in present-day Zimbabwe
  3. Of or relating to or characteristic of the culture of the Shonas
Wiktionary

Scottish Anglicized form of Seonag ( =Joan) and an American variant of Shauna.

  1. A female given name from Scottish Gaelic.

    Shona was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

    Notable Persons Named Shona

    Notable Persons Named Shona

    Shona McGarty

    Shona McGarty is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Shona was given the name Shona Bernadette McGarty on October 14th, 1991 in Borehamwood.

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    Shona Robison

    Shona Robison is a Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing, Sport, Cabinet Secretary for Commonwealth Games, Equalities, Pensioners' Rights, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, and Communities. Shona was born on May 26th, 1966 in Redcar, Yorkshire, England.

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    Shona Laing

    Shona Laing is a rock, new wave, and new wave music musician. She was most active from 1972 to present. Shona was born on October 9th, 1955.

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    Shona Brown

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    Shona Mansfield

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    Shona Thorburn

    Shona Thorburn is a basketball player. She has had major accomplishments since 2006. Shona was born on August 7th, 1982 in Oxford, England, UK.

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    • Shona Moller

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Shona

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Shona

    Shona

    Shona is a musician. Her career lasted from 1985 to 1989.

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    Fun Facts about the name Shona

  1. How Popular is the name Shona? Shona is the 6,213th most popular name of all time.
  2. How many people with the first name Shona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,404 babies born with the first name Shona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shona to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Shona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Shona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shona is Tuesday, November 15th, 1904.
  5. What year had the most people named Shona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shona was in 1970 with a total of 160 babies.
  6. Random Shona Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shona is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name in 1978.
  7. Weird things about the name Shona: The name spelled backwards is Anohs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aonhs. How do you pronounce that?
  8. Shona name meaning

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