US Popularity:3869
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

Shania Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Shania is currently #1762 on The Bump
Girl:Shania is currently #786 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Shania is currently #3869 in U.S. births
Girl:Shania is currently #1385 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 410
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Shania, January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Shania

  • Best Baby Names for 2013 by Siobhan Thomas. pg. 327

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