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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.SHEE-nə
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of SÌNE. This name was popularized outside of Scotland in the 1980s by the singer Sheena Easton (1959-).
VariantsSìne Scottish Jeanne, Shena, Sheenagh English
Masculine FormsEoin, Iain, Ian Scottish Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne English
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn African American Jone Basque Joanna Biblical Ioanna Biblical Greek Iohanna Biblical Latin Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana Bulgarian Joana Catalan Ghjuvanna Corsican Ivana Croatian Ivana, Jana, Johana Czech Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette Danish Jana, Janna, Johanna, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jenny Dutch Johanna Estonian Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jenny Finnish Jeanne, Johanne, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine French Xoana Galician Jana, Janina, Johanna, Janine, Jenny German Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna Greek Johanna, Zsanett Hungarian Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný Icelandic Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad Irish Giovanna Italian Johanna Late Roman Janina Lithuanian Ivana, Jovana Macedonian Jehanne, Johanne Medieval French Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette Norwegian Janina, Joanna Polish Joana Portuguese Ioana Romanian Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka Russian Giuanna Sardinian Ivana, Jovana Serbian Ivana, Jana Slovak Ivana, Jana Slovene Juana, Jenny Spanish Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jeanette, Jennie, Jenny Swedish Ivanna, Yana Ukrainian Shan, Siân, Siana, Siani, Sioned Welsh

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Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute