What does Shawn mean?
Shawn /sha-wn/ as a boys' name is pronounced shawn. It is of Irish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shawn is "God is gracious".
Shawn▼ has 24 more different relations via Jean, John, Sean, Shane: Ean▲, Eian, Euan, Evan▲, Ewan, Gian, Iain, Ian▲, Ivan▲, Ivann, Iwan, Jan▼, Jean▼, Jehan, Jian, Johan▲, Johann, Juan, Sean▼, Seann, Shaine, Shane▼, Shayn and Shayne▼.
Shawn has 1 feminine form: Seana.Kreatif forms:
(male) Shaon, Shawnney, ..
(female) Shale, Shalen, ..
How popular is Shawn?
Shawn is a very prominent first name for men (#92 out of 1220, Top 7%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#23128 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Shawn for boys. Shawn was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #34 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #323. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Deshawn (#873 the previous year), Ean (#997), Eian (#1680), Euan, Evan (#58), Ewan (#1174), Gian (#1383), Iain, Ian (#77), Ivan (#132), Jan (#1787), Jean (#1063), Johan (#579), Johann (#1330), John (#26), Juan (#98), Marshawn (#1588), Rashaun, Sean (#193), Shane (#277), Shaun (#742) and Shayne (#1894) are the prominent variation forms of Shawn (#323 the previous year). Usage of these forms of Shawn was well-received 134 years ago (average #1626) and has become much diminished since (#968, ▼77%), with versions like Shaun becoming less trendy. The most trendy boy names among these are Ean, Evan, Ian, Ivan and Johan.
Shawn▼ is alike in pronunciation to Chan, Chane, Chann, Channe, Chayan, Chayne, Shaan, Shan, Shann, Shayan and Sion. Other suggested similar names are D'Shawn, Shad▼, Shadd, Shade, Shadi, Shae, Shai, Shaka, Shanan, Shanen, Shani, Shanon, Shaq, Shaul, Shavon, Shaw, Shawney, Shawnie, Shay, Shaye, Shays, Slawin (see Slavin), Sohan, Stan▼, Swain and Swayn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shawn.