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Shyann Meaning


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The name Shyann is of Native American Sioux origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1971  in baby name popularity for girls with 101 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Shyann Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Shyann has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Shyann 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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Shyann is a variant spelling of Cheyenne.

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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")