Shane: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Shane
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.
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"Shane is just a really cool and cute name for a little boy.
It's unique without being too weird."
"Easy to spell, non-embarassing, I just really got hooked on this name. Also, Shay as a nickname works nicely."
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I'm married to a Shane and I have a cousin named Shane and both are upstanding and very intelligent people :)
"Shane is a cool, energetic, upbeat name, yet a classic!"
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Shane West, actor
Shane MacGowan, British musician and singer, best known as the original singer and songwriter of The Pogues.
Shane Mack, Major League Baseball outfielder.
Shane Lynch, Irish musician and member of Boyzone
Shane "Dawson", youtube personality
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Dashing British male character in US soap opera "Days of our Lives"
Shane Vendrell, a fictional character in the television series The Shield.
"Shane" is a western novel written by Jack Schaefer, it was made into a film starring Alan Ladd.
The Shane Company is a diamond importer and retail jewelry chain in the U.S.
Shane Gray from Camp Rock
Shane Falco (played by Kenau Reeves), the quaterback in "The Replacements"
Shane Wolf is a character played by Vin Diesel in the movie The Pacifier