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Shanaya Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Shanaya is of Sanskrit origin.

The meaning of Shanaya is "first ray of the sun".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1412  in baby name popularity for girls with 161 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


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Shanaya falls into the celestial name category.

Name Fun

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

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