Name Seán

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Seán

Seán is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Seán

Seán is an Irish variant of the name John, a short form of the ancient Greek name Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

Meaning of Seán

Seán means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Seán

Variants of the name Seán

Sean

Seán in the categories

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Name Statistic: Seán is ranked #4668 overall ↑↑ 978

  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 297 ↑↑ 466
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 422 ↓ -87
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 922 ↑ 87
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1013 ↓↓ -984
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1060 ↓↓ -271
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1459 ↑↑ 450
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1515 ↓↓ -230
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1931 ↑↑ 170
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2260 ↑↑ 11729
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2969 ↑↑ 744
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3649 ↓↓ -1296
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 3898 ↑↑ 3296
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 4183 ↑↑ 9814
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 6178 ↓↓ -4202
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6428 ↓↓ -280
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6769 ↓↓ -2297
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6779 ↓↓ -2568
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 10675 ↓↓ -10120
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 14232 ↓↓ -249


Name Seán

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