Shane Name Meaning & Origin

Shane

Pronunciation: SHAYN (key)

Origin of the name Shane:

An Anglicized form of the Irish Seaghán, a variant form of Eóin which is a Gaelic cognate of John (God is gracious).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Sean, Shayne

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