Name Sean Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Sean


Sean is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Sean?

Sean is an Anglicized variant of the Irish name Seán, which derived from the name John, which is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Sean mean?

Sean 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).

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Popularity of the name Sean

The name Sean is ranked #3677 overall.

Sean in the Top 50 Names

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