Shana: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Shana

Shana

Pronunciation: SHAY-nə, SHAH-nə (key)

Origin of the name Shana:

Short form of the Hebrew Shoshannah, which is derived from shoshan (lily, rose).

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Hi, my name is Shana. I've had it pronounced wrong soo many times. Its pronounced Shawna, but my parents didn't put a W in the name. I've gotten soo used to other people pronouncing it wrong I have just given up. When ever I would tell my teachers how to pronounce my name, they would forget the very next day. Anyway, I am very athletic, shy around large crowds (When I am with people I don't know I will not be the first to say hello, someone else has to say it before I get chatty). I am a terrible speller, extremely good at puzzles, and I looove animals.

My name is Shana,pronounced Shan-nah. My name has been mispronounced so many times, I've gotten used to it. My step mother actually said my name is spelled incorrectly, she said it's supposed to have another 'N' in it....

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shanskee, shani, shawnee, shay, shanana, sharky, shankee

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