Name: Shona

Origin and Meaning of the Name Shona

  • Meaning:
    God is gracious; beautiful
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  • Pronunciation:
    (SHO nah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Shona

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  • Used in:
    Gaelic and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Both a Gaelic form of the female Jean or Jane [Irish: Síne, Scottish: Seňnaid) and a variant of the Yiddish name Sheina (meaning 'beautiful').

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