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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Shaina
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Shaina in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Shaina:
Records indicate that 8,839 girls in the United States have been named Shaina since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1988, when 770 people in the U.S. were given the name Shaina. Those people are now 32 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Shaina
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13 Positive Comments
"My name is Shaina (pronounced SHAY-NA). I personally love my name, but most teachers I had in school would never pronounce it correctly. Many times, people have also spelled my name Shayna with a "y" not an "i" (I like it better with the i), but overall I love my name. Also my middle name is Naomi which flows great with Shaina." Oct. 24, 2019:
"My name is Shaina and is pronounced "Shine-ah" and everyone gets it wrong, even the spelling. Most people think "shy-ann-ah", "shay-nah", or "she-nah". I have never met anyone with the same name but my friend has a coworker with the same spelt name as me but pronounced as "shay-nah". My friend likes to call me "shay-shay" I hated it at first but I don't mind it now. I love my name and I do know it means beautiful!" Oct. 7, 2018:
"I named my youngest daughter, born in 1991, Shaina. I wasn't sure what spelling to pick, but took time to write out her whole name, in cursive and print, and felt that spelling looked best. She's always loved her name, but we have found a number of people call her Shania (like the singer). She was the most amazing dancer but has moved on into cars and racing. Very unique personality for a unique name. I love it." Nov. 20, 2016:
"My name is Shaina but its pronounced SHINE-AH and to be honest i really love my name, it reminds me of something beautiful and shiny? XD haha idk... But alot of people mispronounce it SHAY-NAH or SHAH-E-NAH or SHAH-NIAH and ahh! Only ever 1 teacher has pronounced it right when saying my name haha!" Apr. 9, 2013:
"I named my oldest daughter Shaina Rose in July 1994. The meaning "beautiful" is perfect for both her character and beauty." Mar. 8, 2010:
"My name is Shaina and I absolutely adore it. But, some people pronounce it wrong. My name is pronounced (Shay-na.)" Jan. 9, 2010:
"I've learned to love my name, even if I was unimpressed for most of my life. And yes, I got SHA-EENA and SHINE-AH all the time." Sep. 30, 2009:
"my name is Shaina (SHAY-na) & my mom's been dying to have a girl so she can give me that name. She knew it meant beautiful so she tried to give it to everyone she knew w| a girl but no one took the name. Lucky me! xD btw i am pretty inside & out =)" Jul. 12, 2009:
"My name is shaina, but my parents pronounce it "shy-na", and my friends call me "shar-na" and the teachers call me "shay-na" its real confusing for me and I jump whenever they call any of those 3 names." Jan. 23, 2009:
"My daughter's name is Shaina and it is pronounced SHAY-na. I knew this meant "beautiful" in Yiddish, and I am so glad that I named her that! She is as "beautiful" on the inside as she is on the outside. The moment I held her in my arms I knew that was to be her name." May. 7, 2008:
"My name's Shaina. People always pronounce it wrong (SHA-EEna?), but I still love it. My friends sometimes call me Shai. I think it's really pretty." Mar. 26, 2008:
"my name is shaina and it fits me exellent...... why because im beautiful..............." May. 23, 2007:
"ok my name IS Shaina, many people spell it wrong, i'm 13 right now and i've only ever met 2 or 3 other Shaina's and only 1 spelt it the same." Apr. 26, 2007:
10 Neutral Comments
"Hi my name is also Shaina and it is prenosuend shine-a in Kenya my home cutrie but in the US it is pernoseced Shay-na I love my name and I was born in 2008 I am the only one in my school with my name but I love it. I hope all Shaina's are proud and we should be pls follow me on Instagram @it_ur_girl_shaina.08 Love everyone pls be safe from COVID-19" Mar. 31, 2020:
"My daughters name is Shaina. Combination of my name and her mothers name.
Shamir & Aina; Shaina." Feb. 14, 2020:
"I am religiously Jewish. I know the ligit pronunciation of the name it?s Shayna" Nov. 1, 2017:
"This is my daughters name and yes people always pronounce it wrong and spell it wrong, we give up in correcting them now my friend gave her the name as it was different, so I gave her the name Shaina keeana (pronounce Shaina as shay-na)" Feb. 17, 2016:
"Well my name is shaina and born in 2001 and I have a funny since of humor and can make everyone laugh even strangers. I'm awesome!!" Mar. 18, 2013:
"My name is Shaina and it is the absolute best name in the world. I feel so beautiful" Sep. 5, 2012:
"This is how I spell my name, but its Pronouced SHARNA.
I've often asked my mum why and she siad its cos the spelling of it means beautiful and also princess in tow laungauges So......
I have a mispelled name because of it. :)" Feb. 1, 2011:
"My name is Shaina Rena...means Beautiful Song...if only I could sing ;)" Sep. 11, 2008:
"My sister in laws name is Shaina and so many people spell her name wrong. My momma bought her some perfume for christmas and told her she found a perfume that was named after her called "Shania"
We laughed so hard because it was Shania Twain's perfume not Shaina!!! I still laugh when i think about that!!" Feb. 2, 2008:
"I'm the only person I know who has this name. People mispronounce it - 'shine-ah' - so often that I've given up trying to correct them :)
it's 'shay-nah' btw ;)" Jul. 31, 2005:
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