No. Of Syllables:1
No. Of Letters:4
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Sean is "G-d is gracious".
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.
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Just for fun, see the name Sean in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
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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.