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Cheyenne Meaning

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What does Cheyenne mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Cheyenne is of Native American Sioux origin.

The meaning of Cheyenne is "people of a different speech".  

Cheyenne is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Shy-ann.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 328  in baby name popularity for girls with 976 occurrences.  It ranked 8175 in popular baby names for boys with 9 occurrences. 

View the Cheyenne Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cheyenne has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cheyenne to other names.

 
   
The Cheyenne people are a plains tribe who originally lived near the Great Lakes and later settled in North and South Dakota. They call themselves Tsistsistas meaning "beautiful people".

It was the Sioux who named them Cheyenne meaning "people of a different speech", because they did not understand the Algonquian language which they spoke.

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Wyoming.

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Variants of the name Cheyenne include Cheyane, Cheyann, Cheyanna, Cheyanne, Cheye, Cheyeana, Cheyeanne, Chiana, Chianna, Shyan, Shyann, Shyanne.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cheyenne Kimball.

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Cheyenne in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Cheyenne in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cheyenne in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Cheyenne Numerology page.

Cheyenne Numerology
Cheyenne in Hieroglyhics
Cheyenne in Nautical Flags
Naming a child in the Native American culture is a sacred event only to be performed by the wisest in the group, the elders. Because of the level of ritual that it is given, Native American names are considered especially significant and powerful.

Children are often named after something that appears in nature, a personality trait or their perceived destiny.

Some examples include Ooljee (Navajo name for "moon"), Weayaya (Sioux name for sunset), Ohitekah (Sioux word for brave), Abequa (Cheyenne name for "someone who stays at home"), Lomahongva (Hopi name for "rising beautiful clouds")

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