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Meaning of Cheyenne

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The name Cheyenne has the following meaning:

Name of a Native American Tribe. An unusal name which is hardly used. It could also mean "To speak incoherently" in American English.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby girl name, Cheyenne is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 135 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Cheyenne fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 24 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 184 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Cheyenne in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Cheyenne is pronounced as shy-yen


Cheyenne originates from the Native American language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Cheyenne and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Cheyenne: Boys - Girls - Nayeli, Nevaeh, Shania, Shanice, Shanika, Shaniqua, Tamela, Taryn, Winona, Both genders - Alma, Ballard, Chance, Deiondre, Guadalupe, Harley


Popular Variants for the name Cheyenne: Chayan, Chayanne, Chey, Cheyan, Cheyana, Cheyann, Cheyanne (English), Cheyeana, Cheyeene, Cheyena, Cheyna, Cheyne, Cheynee, Cheynna, Chi - Anne, Chyan, Chyeana


Common nicknames for the name Cheyenne are: Shy, Yen


We think the name Cheyenne should fall under the following style category: The Wild West.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Cheyenne to be: An outdoors, adventurous girl with a gungho attitude

In one word, you might describe Cheyenne as a(n) "adventurous" person.

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