Shan is a gender-neutral name of Gaelic origin. Meaning “old” and “wise,” this name refers to the knowledge and awareness that grows as the years go by. Though this name could work flawlessly as a diminutive of the Irish name Shannon, it stands proudly on its own two feet these days as a gender-neutral alternative. Making it perfect for the old soul you sense in baby and if you’re keeping your gender options open.
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