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The baby boy name Shawn is of Irish origin. Shawn meaning, Shawn popularity, Shawn hieroglyphics, Shawn numerology, and other interesting facts.

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.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 272 in popular baby names for boys with 1287 occurrences.  It ranked 6491 in popular baby names for girls with 20 occurrences. 

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


Shawn is a variant spelling of Sean.

Variants of the name Shawn include Shaun.

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

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

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.

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

Shawn Numerology
Shawn in Hieroglyhics
Shawn 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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