Origin:Native American
Meaning:I'm on my way
Shania is a girl’s name of Native American origin—believed to be Ojibwa—and means “I’m on my way.” It’s also considered a variant of the Yiddish name Shaina, which means “beautiful.” From its Native American roots and the success many Shanias have had, this name comes packed with role models for the baby on track to stardom. From African-American athlete Shania Collins to the renowned Canadian singer-songwriter Shania Twain and everyone else in between, baby will have legacies to admire every day. Though it wasn’t her given name, Twain loved this name and chose it to honor her father’s Ojibwa origins. The name Shania is proof that enduring success is en route when you want it badly enough, and who wouldn’t want that for a first birthday present!

Famous People Named Shania

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  • Shania Twain
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