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Sean Meaning

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What does Sean mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Sean is of Irish and English origin.

The meaning of Sean is "G-d is gracious".  

Sean is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Sean.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 185 in popular baby names for boys with 2180 occurrences.  It ranked 8421 in popular baby names for girls with 14 occurrences. 

View the Sean Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sean has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sean to other names.

 
   
Sean is a form of the name John.

The name John, its variants and various language forms are all ultimately of Hebrew origin. The name John itself is the English form of the Latin name Iohannes which in turn is

The name John, its variants and various language forms are all ultimately of Hebrew origin.

The name John itself is the English form of the Latin name Iohannes which in turn is derived from the New Testament Greek name Ioannes. The name Ioannes was a form of the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

The name John is derived from the Hebrew elements yo an abbreviated form for the Name of the Lord and chanan meaning "grace or favor".

Besides many Biblical references, the name John has been frequently used by the royal families of Europe.

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Variants of the name Sean include Shawn.

The names Daeshawn, Dajanae, Dajuan, Dajuana, Dasean, Daseana, Dejuan, Desean, Seanna are all forms of Sean.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sean Connery, Sean Penn.

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Sean in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Sean in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Sean in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Sean Numerology page.

Sean Numerology
Sean in Hieroglyhics
Sean in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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