[ 2 syll. (s)hai-na, sh-a-ina ] The baby girl name Shaina is pronounced as -SHEY-Naa- †. Shaina is used predominantly in English and Yiddish, and its origin is Yiddish. It is derived from the element 'shain' which is of the meaning beautiful.
Shaina has 14 variations that are used in English and other languages. English variations include Shainna, Shajna, Shana, Shania, Shayndel, Sheindel, and Sheyna. Another English form is the spelling variant Shayna (also used in Hebrew, and Yiddish).
Variations of Shaina used in other languages include Shaena (Irish), Shaindel (Hebrew), Shaynah (Hebrew), Sheina (Hebrew and Yiddish), and Sheine (Hebrew). The spelling variant Cheyna (Hebrew and Yiddish) is another foreign form.
Shaina is an uncommon baby name for girls. At the height of its usage in 1987, 0.040% of baby girls were named Shaina. It ranked at #320 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is currently of very modest use. Within all girl names in its group, Shaina was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Shaina: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"