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Shaun Meaning


What does Shaun mean?

The name Shaun is of Irish origin.

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

Shaun is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Shaun.

The Given Name Shaun

Shaun is a variant of Sean. See Sean for further details.

Shaun is good for parents who want a name that is popular and luminous.

A fearless name, Shaun possesses great character.

Shaun has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Shaun Dingwall, and Shaun Majumder.

Shaun Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 898 in baby name popularity for boys with 241 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 769 in baby name popularity for boys with 308 occurrences. It ranked 18,656 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

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

Shaun Related Names

Shaun is a variant of Sean.

The name Keshaun is a form of Shaun.

Famous Shauns

  • Shaun Dingwall ~ Actor
  • Shaun Majumder ~ Actor

Shaun Numerology

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 Shaun.

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Shaun Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Shaun in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Shaun.

Just for fun, see the name Shaun 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 Shaun in Nautical Flags page.