Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ʃaɪ.ˈæn/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Lakota word šahiyena 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 Lakota because their language was unrelated to their own. As a given name, it has been in use since the 1950s.

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Entry updated December 7, 2022