Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SHAW-nə
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Seán.

Related Names

VariantShawn
Masculine FormsSean, Shane, Shaun, Shayne, Shon
Other Languages & CulturesShavon, Shavonne(African American) Jone(Basque) Zhanna(Belarusian) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Yanna(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana(Bulgarian) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana(Czech) Johanna, Johanne(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna(Dutch) Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Jeannette, Jeannine(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna(Greek) Johanna(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Jana, Janīna, Žanna(Latvian) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Jessie(Scottish) Seonag, Sìne(Scottish Gaelic) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana(Slovak) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Juana(Spanish) Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Janina, Janna, Johanna(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani(Welsh)

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Entry updated October 11, 2012