Shawn Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Shawn:
Feminine form of the Irish Shaun, a variant of Sean which is an Irish cognate of John (God is grac-ious).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Irish origin. Means "God is gracious."
- Famous real-life people named Shawn
• Shawn Colvin (American folk singer-songwriter)
• Shawn Johnson (American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist)
• Shawn Weatherly (Miss Universe 1980)
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