Shane - Meaning of Shane
[ 1 syll. (s)ha-ne, sh-ane ] The baby girl name Shane is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced -SHey-N †. Shane's language of origin is varied. It is predominantly used in English and Irish. See Shane for more information.
Shane has 14 forms. Forms of the name include Lashay, Schain, Schayne, Shaen, Shaene, Shain, Shanette, Shaney, Shania, Shayn, and Shayne. Other English forms include the familiar forms Shanee and Shanie, and the spelling variant Shaine.
See also the related form, the English Shannon.
Shane is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1973, 0.014% of baby girls were named Shane. It was #677 in rank then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Within all girl names in its family, Shane was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. In the last century Shane has primarily been a boy name. In 1974, 35 times more boys than girls were given the name Shane.
† Pronunciation for Shane: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"