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Quick Facts on Shyanne

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 2
  • Ranking popularity:
  • N/A
Simple meaning:
Speak incoherently

Characteristics of Shyanne

  • Freedom-loving
  • Adventurous
  • Adaptable
  • Intellectual
  • Easygoing
  • Progressive
  • Sensual

Etymology & Historical Origin - Shyanne

Shyanne is a phonetic re-rendering of Cheyenne, a modern American name invention taken from the Native American Indian nation that once inhabited the region between the Missouri and Arkansas rivers in the Great Plains. The word “Cheyenne” is French Canadian and ultimately derived from the Sioux Dakota word “šahíyena” meaning “speak incoherently” from the elements “ša” (red) and “ya” (speak). The Dakotas considered their own Sioux-based language clear and understandable (i.e., “white-talkers”); but to them the Algonquian-based language of the Cheyenne was incoherent and alien sounding (hence “red-talkers”). The Cheyennes were one of the most prominent of all the Great Plains nations and were closely allied with the Lakotas to the east and the Arapahos to the south. As time went on, the Cheyenne people were eventually pushed more northwest (Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas). In fact, the state capital of Wyoming is named after the Cheyenne Indians. As Cheyenne has become more popular in the United States for baby girls, the respellings (or misspellings?) of Cheyanne and Shyanne soon appeared.

Popularity of the Name Shyanne

Shyanne first made an appearance on America’s Top 1000 list of baby girl names in 1993, the year before Cheyenne rose to the Top 100 list. The spelling of Shyanne did okay for a while, getting as high as #482 on the charts (low-moderate popularity) in 1997. Today, however, Shyanne has reversed her course and is now no longer on America’s Top 1000 – which means she’s used so infrequently she’s barely detectable. Cheyenne has slipped in popularity as well. Once a Top 100 favorite, she’s now ranked in at #310 out of 1000 (2012). As Cheyenne’s popularity has diminished in more recent years, so too has Cheyanne and Shyanne.
Popularity of the Girl Name Shyanne
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Shyanne

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Shyanne

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Shyanne

    Shyanne We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Shyanne.

  • Popular Songs on Shyanne

    Popular Songs on Shyanne

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  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Shyanne

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Shyanne

    Shyanne (Susan Bowman) - This book tells the story of Shyanne, a third grader, who is very shy. After meeting with the school counselor, she learns some creative techniques to overcome her shyness and make friends with other students. Her mother surprises her one day with a trip to the local animal shelter where she chooses a cute little Chihuahua that seems very shy and frightened like her. Together they learn to overcome shyness and eventually make friends with others at the doggy park. After the story, students can enjoy the follow up activities that teach skills for reaching and helping others. Recommended for ages 6-9.

  • Famous People Named Shyanne

    Famous People Named Shyanne

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  • Children of Famous People Named Shyanne

    Children of Famous People Named Shyanne

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  • Historic Figures

    Shyanne - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures

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Personality of the Girl Name Shyanne

The number Five personality loves the excitement of life and can easily adapt to all situations. As natural adventurers, these personalities thrive on the new and unexpected and prefer to be in constant motion. It makes them feel alive. They'll stir up some action if there's not enough around, and as inherent risk-takers they enjoy pushing the envelope. Naturally rebellious, the Five personality has no fear and never resists change.  Traveling and new experiences feed their souls. Fives are very social and attract friends with ease. People love to be around the Five fun-loving and exciting energy.  This is also a lucky number in numerology (like the Threes), so fortune seems to shine on them, helped along by their own optimism and good-nature. Fives have a quick wit, a cerebral mind, and are generally very persuasive. 

Variations of the Baby Name - Shyanne

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