Cheyenne - Meaning of Cheyenne

What does Cheyenne mean?

[ 2 syll. (c)he-yen-ne, ch-eye-nne ] The baby girl name Cheyenne is pronounced -SHayAEN or -SHayEHN †.

1: Cheyenne is of Dakota origin and it is predominantly used in the English language. The name is of disputed origin; it could be from shahiyena, the Dakota name of a Native American tribe of the Great Plains. It was borne by Cheyenne Brando (1970-), the daughter of the actor Marlon Brando.

What are the Variant Forms 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.

2: Cheyenne's origin is English. This name could be derived from the name Anne.

See also the related form, the English, French, German, and Scandinavian Anne.

See also the related categories, daughter, english, tribe (folk), and american.

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)"

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