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Name Shanna


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Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Shoshana
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Hanna, Hanna, Sanna, Shaina, Shana, Shania, Shauna, Shawna, Shayna, Ahana     Details
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About Susanne, the group of names with the same origin as Shanna

Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:from the Greek form Sousanna of a Hebrew name Shoshana with the meaning lily
 the Hebrew word shoshan has Egyptian roots
 known from the story about a falsely accused woman in the Old Testament Apocrypha
Words:shoshan = the lily  Hebrew
 sheshen = the water lily  Egyptian
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Susan England+Wales 1964,  1:Sanne Netherlands 2007,  2:Zuzanna Poland 2014,  7:Susanne Denmark 2015,  7:Zsuzsanna Hungary 2014,  8:Suzana Macedonia 2011,  14:Sanni Finland/Finnish 2009,  15:Susanna Finland 2014,  18:Zuzana Czechia 2012,  37:Suzanne England+Wales 1974
Old/original forms:Shoshana Hebrew, Sousanna Old Greek
Name variants:Sanna, Sanne, Sanni, Shanna, Sue, Susan, Susana, Susanna, Susanne, Susetta, Susi, Susie, Susy, Suus, Suzan, Suzana, Suzane, Suzanne, Suze, Suzette, Zsuzsanna, Zuzana, Zuzanna   Sortable list   Details

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France 2002 460
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 630,  1980-1989 254
USA yearlyGraph1997 857,  1996 729,  1995 728,  1994 628,  1993 582
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