Cheyenne - Meaning of Cheyenne
The name Cheyenne is widely used; it has 52 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. Forms used in English include Chayan, Chayanne, Chayenne, Chey, Cheyan, Cheyana, Cheyane, Cheyann, Cheyanna, Cheye, Cheyeana, Cheyeanna, Cheyeanne, Cheyeene, Cheyena, Cheyene, Cheyenna, Cheyne, Cheynee, Cheyney, Cheynna, Chi-Anna, Chianna, Chie, Chyan, Chyana, Chyane, Chyann, Chyanne, and Chyeana. The short forms Cheyna and Chi, and the variant spellings Cheyanne and Shyann are other English forms. The Native American Chiana is a form of Cheyenne that is in foreign languages.
Variant forms inherit the origin and thus the meaning of the name Cheyenne.
See also the related form, the English, French, German, and Scandinavian Anne.
Cheyenne is fairly popular as a baby name for girls. The name increased in popularity from the 1970s up to the 1990s; prior to that, it was of only very light use. At the modest height of its usage in 1996, 0.254% of baby girls were named Cheyenne. Its ranking then was #69. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, it ranked at #466 with a usage of 0.036%, but it was nevertheless the most regularly used within all girl names in its group.
Baby names that sound like Cheyenne include Chayanne, Cheyanne, Sheyenne, Ceinwenn, Ceinwenne, Ceinwin, Ceinwyn, Ceinwynn, Ceinwynne, Chimène, Cinnie, Cinny, Cymah, Cymone, Cynnie, Saaman, Sajnee, Sajney, Sajni, and Sajnie.
† Pronunciation for Cheyenne: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"