US Popularity:26950
Other Origin(s):African, Hebrew, Irish, Sanskrit
Meaning:God is gracious; Red, crimson; Shona people
Meaning "God is gracious," a name like Shona will remind your treasure to be thankful for all the good things in their life—like the best parent ever who will never tire of baby Shona’s favorite nursery rhymes, maybe? This name has Scottish, Irish, and Hebrew origins and is a feminine form of John, so it could be a sweet way to honor a family name or just a cute name in its own right. It also has roots in Sanskrit where it refers to something "red" or “crimson.” Not stopping there, Shona is the name of a culturally similar group of people based mainly in eastern Zimbabwe. No matter which origin speaks to you, Shona is a name of the world and a truly honorable choice.

Shona Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Shona is currently #3333 on The Bump
Girl:Shona is currently #1489 on The Bump Girl Names

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2021
+ 1412
from 2016
In comparison to the previous year's data
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