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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 18 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: African

Meaning: Joy or happiness in Yorub...

Pronunciation: SHAY-oh, /ˈʃeɪ.oʊ/, SH EY OW

Popularity Rank: #108,944

On this page:

  • 1. Shayo Meaning
  • 2. Shayo Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Shayo
  • 4. Translations of Shayo
  • 5. Shayo Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Shayo
  • 7. Shayo Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Shayo

Shayo Meaning

Means 'joy' or 'happiness' in Yoruba, a language spoken in Nigeria. It is a popular name given to signify the happiness a child brings to their family.

Shayo also means "Joy or happiness in Yoruba language.".

Shayo is commonly found in Nigeria, Peru, Colombia, and 20 more countries.

Shayo Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: SHAY-oh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈʃeɪ.oʊ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: SH EY OW

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Shayo?

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Shayo Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Shayo is recorded 213 times globally, ranking it as the 108,944th most common name worldwide.

Shayo is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 102 occurrences, making it the 6,307th most popular name in the country.

In Nigeria, the name Shayo is found among 1 in every 11369 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Shayo Popularity by Country

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Nigeria#6,3071 : 11,369
Peru#16,6791 : 43,390

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