What does Shane mean?
The name Shane is of English origin.
The meaning of Shane is "G-d is gracious".
Shane is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Shane.
The Given Name Shane
Shane is a form of Sean
. See Sean
for further details.
Shane appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.
Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.
Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Shane West.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 7,140
in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences. It ranked 325
in baby name popularity for boys with 1,058 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 7,193 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences. It ranked 295 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,210 occurrences.
View the Shane Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Shane has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Shane to other names.
Shane Related Names
Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Shane.
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Shane Name Fun
Be creative with the name Shane.
Just for fun, see the name Shane in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
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