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What does Shanahan mean?

Shanahan Pronunciation of Shanahan as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shanahan is "wise, clever". Football coach Mike Shanahan.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, wise, clever (intelligent)




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How popular is Shanahan?

Shanahan is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#3961 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Shanahan has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanahan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shanahan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Abrahan, Brandan, Carnahan, Cathan, Chanan, Chandan, Chapman, Dathan, Donavan, Eachan, Elhanan, Flannan, Ghassan, Hannan, Jahan, Janan, Kannan, Kernaghan, Kernohan, Landan, Lathan, Monahan, Saffran, Sajan, Salvian, Sanburn, Sanjay, Santana, Scanlan, Seaman, Seann, Shaan, Shabat, Shachar, Shahzad, Shaka, Shakhil (see Shakil), Shan, Shanan, Shandey (see Shandy), Shandon, Shandy, Shanen, Shani, Shanley, Shann, Shannan, Shannen, Shannley, Shannon, Shanon, Shasta, Shaughn, Shawn, Shayan, Shayanne, Shaylon, Shearman, Sheehan, Shonn, Sohan, Staffan, Stana, Stanaway, Stannaway (see Stanway), Stannway (see Stanway), Stanway, Stephan, Strachan, Strahan, Sullavan (see Sullivan), Swanton, Tannan, Vaughan and Yohannan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shanahan.

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