What does Sean mean?
Associated with: grace.
Sean has 1 variant: Shaun.Creative forms:
(female) Seannah, Senah, ..
(male) Seney, Sesan, .. Middle name pairings:
Sean Irie (S.I.), ..
How popular is Sean?
Sean is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2556 out of 4276, Top 60%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#31492 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Sean entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1527 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Seanna, Shana, Shanna, Shaun, Shauna and Shawna are the prominent variation forms of Sean ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Seana, are uncommon. These forms of Sean reached the top of their popularity in the 1970s (adoption of 0.22%), but now, versions such as Shana have become less in vogue.
Sean is alike in pronunciation to Shaine, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shayan, Shayne, Shene, Shone and Shyann▼. Other recommended names are Adan, Aeran, Devan▼, Dian, Dwan, Dyan, Elan, Eman, Evan, Fan, Fran, Ilean, Iman, Jan▼, Jean▼, Joan▼, Lean, Megan▼, Nan▼, Regan▼, Rian, Ryan▲, Sal, Sam, San, Sana, Saran, Seara, Season, Sela, Sena▼, Sera, Serah, Sha-, Shae, Shani, Shay, Shea, Sheran, Sian, Sloan▲, Star, Staz, Sueann, Suesan, Susan▼, Suzan▼ and Van. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sean.See names in meaning and etymology.