Other Origin(s):Greek, Hebrew, Irish
Meaning:God is gracious
Lashawn is a gender-neutral name of American origin, meaning “God is gracious.” This contemporary name combines Shawn with the prefix La- and comes steeped in history. Most African-American names in the 1950s and 60s resembled those within European-American culture. The French spoken in Louisiana may have inspired prefixes like La- and Da-, giving Lashawn a romantic flair. Shawn ultimately has Greek and Hebrew roots, stemming from Yehochanan (John). The Irish name Seán also stems from John, which inspired the anglicized Shawn. A name brimming with such worldly significance will stand to baby Lashawn as they embark on life’s great adventure.
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