Shawn: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Shawn

Shawn

Pronunciation: SHAWN (key)

Origin of the name Sean:

Derived from Seán, an Irish cognate of John (God is gracious). See JOHN.

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Sean, Shaun, Sian

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Comments and insights on the name Shawn: | Edit

Of all the translations of John, I love Shawn the most by far. It has a nice modern ring to it but is not too common. I also very much prefer this spelling as well. It is starting to become very popular amongst young men.

Personal experiences with the name Shawn: | Edit

My husband's named Shawn Michael and I love his name. When I think of a Shawn I think of someone modern, fun, smart, and charming (everything my husband is of coarse:-).

My husband's name is Shawn Patrick which is a very popular combo, as is Shawn Michael. He always says this is the real spelling of Shawn, not Sean.

Nicknames for Shawn: | Edit

Shawnathon Shawnie Shawno

Meanings and history of the name Shawn: | Edit

Irish origin. Means "God is gracious."

Famous real-life people named Shawn: | Edit

Shawn Mendes, hot canadian singer!!

Shawn in song, story & screen: | Edit

Shawn Spencer (TV-Psych)

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Sexy?

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