Given Name SHEENA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: SHEE-nə  [details]

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of SÌNE. This name was popularized outside of Scotland in the 1980s by the singer Sheena Easton (1959-).
VARIANTS: Sìne (Scottish), Jeanne, Shena, Sheenagh (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Eoin, Iain, Ian (Scottish), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn (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