US Popularity:18722
Other Origin(s):Egyptian, Hebrew
Meaning:Liquid; Faithful; Cautious; Spirit, divinity; Deep; Mysterious; Amulet; Encircle
Shen is a gender-neutral name with Chinese, Egyptian, and Hebrew connections, giving this short, sweet name plenty of meaning. Thanks to its Chinese roots, it can have a variety of meanings, depending on which characters are used to write it. As a last name, some Mandarin translations include “liquid,” “faithful” or “cautious.” It can also translate to “spirit” or “divinity,” and refer to a Chinese spirit of the dead. This can be a great way to connect baby to their family roots or help them embrace their mystical, spooky side. Shen also has Hebrew roots, translating to “tooth” and can pack plenty of bite to match your little one’s sharp personality. Shen can also be related to the ancient Egyptian symbol of the same name, which translates to “encircle” and served as a symbol of protection. No matter which meaning speaks to baby more, the name Shen can give plenty of inspiration.

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