♂ Name Seán – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Seán

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Seán is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Seán

Seán is an Irish variant of the name John, a short form of the Greek name Iōannēs / Ἰωάννης, which derived from the Hebrew name Jochanan / יוֹחָנָן.

Meaning of Seán

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

Pronunciation of Seán

Alternate spelling of Seán


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