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Shawn Meaning


What does Shawn mean?

The name Shawn is of Irish and English origin.

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

Shawn is generally used as a boy's name.

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

The Given Name Shawn

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

Shawn is quite a sophisticated name and a welcome find.

This great little boy name has a natural charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter, Shawn Ashmore, and Shawn Toovey.

Shawn Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 393 in baby name popularity for boys with 802 occurrences. It ranked 7,003 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 387 in baby name popularity for boys with 825 occurrences. It ranked 8,199 in baby name popularity for girls with 14 occurrences.

Want to see how Shawn sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Shawn Name Popularity Page.

Shawn Related Names

Shawn is a variant of Sean.

The names Deshawn, Keshawn, Lashawn, Nashawn, Shawna, Tyshawn are all forms of Shawn.

Famous Shawns

  • Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter ~ Hip Hop Musician
  • Shawn Ashmore ~ Actor
  • Shawn Toovey ~ Actor
  • Shawn Wayans ~ Actor

Shawn Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Shawn.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Shawn are often hopeful and ambitious but most of all they are read more >>

Shawn Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Shawn.

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