Origin:Irish
Popularity:726
Meaning:God is gracious
Sean is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin meaning “God is gracious.” It is an Irish variant of the Hebrew name John and is likely inspired by the French version Jean. 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
    Rapper
  • Sean Connery
    Actor
  • Sean O'Pry
    Model
  • Sean Penn
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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