Gender Feminine
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. shi-VAWN
, SHI-wan
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Meaning & History

Irish form of Jehanne, a Norman French variant of JEANNE.

Related Names

Masculine FormsSeán, Sean, Shane
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn(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) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, 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, Jessalyn, Jessi, Jessie, Jessye, Johna, Netta, Nettie, Seanna, Sheenagh, 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(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Janine, Jenny(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna(Greek) Johanna, Janka, Zsanett(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný(Icelandic) Giovanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Žanna(Latvian) Janina, Žaneta(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Janka, Żaneta(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Jessie, Sìneag, Teasag(Scottish) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Janka, Žaneta(Slovak) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Janka(Sorbian) Juana, Jenny(Spanish) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannicke, Jannike, Jeanette, Jennie, Jenny(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned(Welsh)
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Entry updated December 8, 2017