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


Shawn is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Shawn?

Shawn is an Anglicized form of the Irish name Seán, which derived from John.

What does the name Shawn mean?

Shawn 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 Shawn

Popularity of the name Shawn

The name Shawn is ranked #8513 overall.

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