US Popularity:798
Other Origin(s):English, Hebrew
Meaning:God is gracious
Sean is a gender-neutral name meaning “God is gracious.” It is an Irish variant of the Hebrew name John and is likely inspired by the English variation Jon. Sean has many Anglicized spelling variations, including Shaun and Shawn, offering a range of options for naming baby.

Famous People Named Sean

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  • Sean Combs
  • Sean Connery
  • Sean O'Pry
  • Sean Penn

Sean Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sean is currently #292 on The Bump
Boy:Sean is currently #219 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Sean is currently #167 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sean is currently #798 in U.S. births
Boy:Sean is currently #797 in U.S. births
Girl:Sean is currently #19749 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2020
+ 8628
from 2018
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Sean

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