What does Shawnessy mean?
Shawnessy /shaw-nes-sy/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Shawnessy's root is Gaelic. Shawnessy is an alternate form of Shawnacy (Gaelic): of uncertain meaning. Compare surname Shanes.
Shawnessy has 1 variant: Shaughnessy.more]
How popular is Shawnessy?
Shawnessy is a rare first name for females. Shawnessy is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Shawnessy for girls. Shawnessy has not been ranked in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shawnessy is pronounced similarly to Shanessa. Like Shawnessy, this name is not frequently used.