Gender Feminine
Usage Welsh
Pronounced Pron. SHAN
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Meaning & History

Welsh form of Jane.

Related Names

VariantShan
DiminutivesSiana, Siani
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, Janička, Janka, Žaneta(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Janine, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, 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, Jannah, 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, Janka, 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, Janka, Żaneta(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Jessie, Sheenagh(Scottish) Seonag, Sìne, Seònaid, Sìneag, Teasag(Scottish Gaelic) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Janka, Žaneta(Slovak) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Janka(Sorbian) Juana, Jenny(Spanish) Johana, Janeth(Spanish (Latin American)) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannike, Jeanette, Jennie, Jenny(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian)
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Entry updated January 21, 2022