Meaning:God is gracious
If you like the name Sean but worry that it’s easy to mispronounce, consider the spelling Shawn, an Americanized version that has been around since the 1970s. It's pronounced exactly as it looks (it rhymes with “dawn”). Shawn is friendly and wholesome and can work for either gender, though male Shawns (like pop sensation Shawn Mendes) greatly outnumber the females.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Shawn LevyDirector
- Shawn MarionBasketball Player
- Shawn MendesSinger
- Shawn MichaelsWrestler
- Shawn StockmanR&B Singer
- Shawn WayansActor
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