Shaun - boys name

Shaun name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Shaun name meaning:

The name Shaun is a variant of the name Sean, which itself is a variant of the name John. The name John has Hebrew origins and means "God is gracious" or "gift from God." Therefore, the name Shaun can be interpreted as having similar meanings.

People named Shaun are often perceived as kind, generous, and compassionate individuals. They possess a gentle and caring nature, always willing to lend a helping hand. Their ability to show empathy and understanding towards others makes them great friends and confidants. Additionally, individuals named Shaun tend to have a strong sense of spirituality, seeking guidance and comfort from a higher power.

Shaun's nurturing and giving nature often draws others towards them, creating strong and lasting connections. They are known for their unwavering support and loyalty to loved ones. Overall, the name Shaun reflects a person who brings love, compassion, and grace into the lives of those around them.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of John. God gave.

Related names

John , Bettina, Ciana , Eoin-Baiste, Euan , Geovana, Geovani, Geovanni, Geovanny, Geovany, Giovana, Giovani , Giovanny, Giovany, Giovonni, Han , Hans , Hansen, Hanson , Ivanhoe, Ivano, Iwan , Janah, Janalee, Janalyn, Janalynn, Janceena, Janek , Janetta, Janette, Janey , Jani, Janica, Janie, Janis, Jannah , Jannalee, Janne, Jannie, Janny, Jeana, Jean-Baptiste, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeanice, Jeanie , Jeanna , Jeannett, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jeena, Jens, Joen, Johan , Johannes , Johnelle, Johnetta, Johnette, Johnna, Johnnie , Johnny , Jon , Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonetta, Jonette, Joni , Jonita, Jonn, Jonna, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie , Jonny , Juan , Juanito, Jukka, Jussi, Keoni , Shauden, Shaughn, Shaun , Shaundre, Shawnn, Shon, Shona, Shonn, Sian , Jowan , Jowanet

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Overall UK ranking: 1117 out of 4789

25 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Shaun

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