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EtymologyEdit

Anglicization of Scottish Gaelic Sìne and Síne, ultimately from Latin Joanna, from Koine Greek Ἰωάννα (Iōánna), from Hebrew יוֹחָנָה(Yôḥānāh, literally God is gracious), the feminized form of יְהוֹחָנָן(Yəhōḥānān) which produced John and its many doublets.

Doublet of Ivana, Jana, Jane, Janice, Janis, Jean, Jeanne, Jen, Joan, Joanna, Joanne, Johanna, Juana, Shavonne, Sian, Siobhan, Shane, Shaun, and Shauna.

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Proper nounEdit

Sheena

  1. A female given name from Scottish Gaelic.
    • 1995, John le Carré, Our Game, Knopf, published 1995, →ISBN, page 30:
      I imagined her tall, horsy and thirty-something with a name like Sheena. There had been a time when I had regarded Sheenas as the backbone of England.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

After Sheena, Queen of the Jungle.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: shee‧na

NounEdit

Sheena

  1. a female given name