Statistics and meaning of name Shenai

Usage: 17% firstname, 83% surname.
Shenai first name was found 32 times in 4 different countries.
Surname Shenai is used at least 148 times in at least 8 countries.
Gender of firstname Shenai is 100% feminine and 0% masculine.

      Surname Shenai
Given names
Mahesh Shenai (3)
Mary Shenai (2)
Lyna Shenai (2)
Nikhil Shenai (1)
Peter Shenai (1)
Supriya Shenai (1)
Sonal Shenai (1)
Maheesh Shenai (1)
Alka Shenai (1)
Ambika Shenai (1)
Kaup Shenai (1)
Madeleine Shenai (1)
Ajay Shenai (1)

Given name Shenai
Family names
Shenai Koriech (2)
Shenai Wellington (1)
Shenai Raif (1)
Shenai Chakir (1)

Surname Shenai in USA   

Shenai reversed is Ianehs
Name contains 6 letters - 50.00% vowels and 50.00% consonants.

Anagrams: Aesnih Seihna Niesha Hesnai Sihane Ahnise Haines
Misspells: Shenoi Shenai Shenay Shenaj Shenae Shenaia Sehnai Shenia Sheani
Rhymes: Chennai Lanai Sinai tinai eli ely levi revi

Meaning of this name is unknown.
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Old Wiki
Name: Shenai (शणय)
Gender: Unknown Gender
Location: Asia
Language: Indian
Thematic: History
Meaning: In Indian language, the meaning of word Shenai (शणय) is the manager or administrator of holy Temples. In Australia, Shenai (or Shenaya) is one of the names for girls, meaning a very beautiful girl. In China, Shenai (or Xinya) means a smart and very intelligent person.
Comments: Shenai is a common last name amongst Goud Saraswat Brahmin (GSB) community originating from Goa and Konkan province in Maharashtra. The name Shenai is often spelt as Shenoi in Kerala, and Xennai, Shenoy, or even Sinai in Goa. It was customary in Goa for many Shenai families to add the name of their ancestral village or title after Shenai to highlight their origin, e.g. Shenai-Salgaonker (denoting village) and Shenai-Khatkhate (denoting title) etc.

[edit] Notable Shenai, Sinai, Shenoi and Shenoy
Anu Shenai Mone - Builder of the original Shantadurga temple at Keloshi (Quellosim), Salcette, Goa).
Professor Uday V. Shenoy - Well-known Educator, Researcher and Chemical Engineering Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Professor Krishna Shenai - Distinguished educator and scientist. Non-resident Indian (NRI) Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at U Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Professor V. A. Shenai - Highly distinguished educator, Researcher and Chemical Technology Professor at University Department of Chemical Technology, Bombay.
Dr. Deodatta V. Shenai - Distinguished Scientist and Non-resident Indian (NRI) Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.
Peter Lynn Sinai-Goenkar - Ambassador of India to Austria (1988–1991)
Purshottam Shenoy Kenkre (Purxetomã Sinay Quencró) - Baron of Calapur was awarded the Order of the tower and sword (Ordem da Torre e Espada) by Portuguese decree dated 3/2/1853.
Krishna Govindraya Shenoy Dempo (Chrisnã Govinda Rayú Sinay Dempó) - Baron of Dempo, born 4/3/1841 was awarded the Testimonial of Greatness (consideração e munificiência) on the 26/6/1873 by the Portuguese government in Goa.
Anisha Shenai - Salutatorian from Danvers, Massachusetts, whose inspirational speech "Operation Red Sprinkles" is one of the most downloaded and cited articles from Boston Globe -
Saratchandra Shenoi - Sahitya Akademi Award winning Konkani poet, writer, translator and Editor. More that 10 books to his credit
Professor Bellikoth Ragunath Shenoy (1905–1978) - Professor of Economics (at Wadia College, University of Ceylon, Gujarat University, and London School of Economics), and President of Indian Economic Association.
Professor Sudha Shenoy (1943–2008) - Well-known educator and Non-resident Indian (NRI) Professor of Economics, University of Newcastle, Australia. Daughter of Professor Bellikoth Shenoy.

Writers: Jason Shenai, Krishna Shenai

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