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The first name 

Shanda is a first name for girls.

Shanda – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Shanda has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one girl in 100,000 has been named Shanda. That means that a girl named Shanda is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name her whole life. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Shanda.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Shanda -
a Dinosaur?

Is the name Shanda a dinosaur? We would say: It's classic! Chosen by 387 parents, the name was given most frequently in 1974 – at that time, it ranked #453. It thus experienced its last peak in a world without internet and cell phones, even before the first personal computer was built. (Do you remember? Those were those big boxes that couldn't even begin to do what a simple robot vacuum cleaner can do today). Since Shanda is both classic and fancy at the same time, people didn't always come up with the idea of giving their child this unusual name. So, if your name is Shanda, feel classic and not old-fashioned, because after all, you stand out with your name these days!

In years where the graph has no value, the name Shanda was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Shanda in 2022 - someone's missing!

If you are reading this and you know someone with the name Shanda born in 2022, please get in touch with us. Because we could not find any newborn girls with this name for the said year. Note: The official statistics only include names given at least 5 times in a year. So, if you know a Shanda born in 2022, that seems like a real fluke!

Shanda has 6 letters 
and begins with an S

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter S is a very popular first letter for girls' names. That’s because 9.3% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letter A is more common for girls' names.

With six letters, the name Shanda is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 9.3% of all girls' names start with an S, this initial letter occurs nearly three times as often as all other letters on average. And by the way: Of all the girls' names that start with an S, Susan is the most common.

Other names with 
S, h, a, n, d and a

If you take all the letters in the name Shanda – S, h, a, n, d and a – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Shadan or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Shanda

If your name is Shanda and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Shanda

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Shanda, you can simply say:







This is how the name Shanda is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Shanda in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Shanda

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Shanda is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Shanda

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Shanda sounds like this: