Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SHEE-nyə
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Meaning & History

Scottish Gaelic form of Jeanne or Jane.

Related Names

VariantsSheena, Sheenagh, Jean
DiminutiveSìneag
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, Žaneta(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jenny(Dutch) Janeth(Eastern African) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavon, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Sheena, Chevonne, Genette, Jan, Janae, Janeka, Janel, Janele, Janella, Janelle, Janene, Janet, Janetta, Janette, Janey, Janie, Janine, Janis, Janna, Jannette, Jannine, Jayna, Jayne, Jaynie, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanna, Jeannette, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jeni, Jenna, Jenni, Jennie, Jenny, Jessi, Jessie, Jessy, Jessye, Johna, Johnie, Johnnie, Netta, Nettie, Seanna, Shena, Shevaun, Shevon(English) Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jenna, Jenni, Jenny(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine, Jessy(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Janine, Jenny(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna(Greek) Johanna, Zsanett(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný(Icelandic) Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad(Irish) Giovanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Jana, Janīna, Žanna(Latvian) Janina, Žaneta(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette, Jenny(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Żaneta(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Žaneta(Slovak) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Juana, Jenny(Spanish) Johana, Janeth(Spanish (Latin American)) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jeanette, Jennie, Jenny(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned(Welsh)
Same SpellingSíne
User SubmissionsŞine, Sine

Sources & References

  1. Mark, Colin. The Gaelic-English Dictionary. Routledge, 2003, page 717.
Entry updated January 21, 2022