GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
PRONOUNCED: shie-AN [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Dakota word shahiyena meaning "red speakers". This is the name of a Native American people of the Great Plains. The name was supposedly given to the Cheyenne by the Dakota because their language was unrelated to their own. As a given name, it has been in use since the 1950s.
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