Shawnee is generally given to girls in the USA. The meaning of Shawnee is ‘Southern People.’ Shawnee is a name derived from the Shawnee tribe belonging to the Native Americans, who live in southern areas of Ohio, Virginia, and western Pennsylvania. Add that Shawnee is also a language that the tribe members speak. Shawnee has been a scarce and unique name given to girls; studies have shown since the 1880s that 'Shawnee' has only been given to approximately 4,000 girls. Shawnee has come from Native American origin; the name represents a tribe of people; it's also a native language spoken by the American Indians; the tribes are Algonquian-speaking people where the word means southerner.