Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Lily; Rose; God is gracious; Possessor or wisdom; Old wise river
Shanna is a feminine name with Hebrew and Irish roots that has plenty of meanings to inspire baby. A short version of the Hebrew name Shoshanna, this name translates to “lily” or “rose,” matching your little one’s budding spirit and blossoming potential. If you want a name that helps you share your faith with baby, Shanna also acts as a variant of Sean, meaning “God is gracious.” This versatile name also comes from the Irish moniker Shannon, which translates to both “possessor of wisdom” and “old wise river.” Whether you want to celebrate baby’s old soul, inspire their love for wisdom, or connect them to Ireland’s mighty River Shannon, the name Shanna can make for a wonderful fit.
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