Meaning:god is gracious



Variations:Sean, Shaun, Sion, Sêan

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Shawn is a great modern sounding name that would be an ideal choice for parents looking for something new.

Detailed Meaning

A phonetic spelling of the Gaelic name ‘Sean’ proliferating in North America over the rest of the English-speaking world.

Famous People With This Name

Shawn Carter is an American Rapper, more commonly known as Jay-Z. Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Shawn Marion is a retired American basketball player who played for Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks.

Possible Nicknames

A possible nickname is Shawny.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Sêan, Shaun, Sion and Sean.

Stories Featuring This Name

Shawn Hunter is a character from the television show, “Boy Meets World.” Shawn Spencer is main character on the television show, “Psych.” Shawn Farrell is a character on the television show, “The 4400.”

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