Whats the meaning of the name Shawn?

Shawn means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “jô/יֹו” = referring to the Hebrew God + “chanan/חָנַן” = to be gracious/to show favor).

What is the biblical meaning of Shawn?

Origin/Usage Hebrew Pronunciation SHAWN Meaning God is merciful.

Is Shawn an English name?

Seán is the source for English versions such as Shaun, Shawn and Shon. Séan reflects the Ulster pronunciation and is anglicized Shane, Shaine or Shayne.


Pronunciation English: /ʃɔːn/ SHAWN Irish: [ʃaːn̪ˠ, ʃeːn̪ˠ]
Gender Male
Language(s) Irish language
Region of origin Irish cognate of John (Hebrew origin)

Is Shawn unisex?

Shawn Origin and Meaning

The name Shawn is a girl’s name of Irish origin meaning “God is gracious”. Shawn is one name that’s become less unisex and more distinctly male over time in all its spellings, given to only 17 baby girls and 800 boys in the US in the most recent year counted.

What is a good nickname for Shawn?

Nickname – Shawn

Nicknames, cool fonts, symbols and tags for Shawn – Shawnie, Shawny, Muffin, Shawny boi, Benito, shawn shawn.

Shawn has reach the top 10 most popular boys name 1 times, and has reached the top hundred names 33 times. Shawn has been used in the United States ever since 1931, with over 337810 boys given the name in the past 200 years. Shawn gained the most popularity as a baby name in 1971, when it’s usage went up by 123.65%.

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What name means God is gracious?


Giovanni is an Italian origin name that means ‘God is gracious.

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