in the U.S.
- Gender: Boy
- Origin: English
- Meaning: God is gracious
- #784 All Time
Pronunciation of Shaun
How popular is the name "Shaun" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
#51 boy name
#64 boy name
#79 boy name
#86 boy name
#96 boy name
Want to know about the populiarty of Shaun? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 71,591 babies born with the name Shaun in the United States. That's more than enough Shauns to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shaun" was in 1978 with a total of 6,105 babies. (That's a lot of baby Shauns)
According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shaun" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 15 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 3,211 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Shaun popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shaun in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Shaun" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shaun as well as things modernly associated with the name Shaun such as celebrities named Shaun.
Origin and Meaning of Shaun
The name "Shaun" is of English origin, and it means "God is gracious". It's a name commonly given to boys.
Shaun Sipos is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Shaun was born in 1981 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
S is for strength, there when needed.
H is for heart, warm and loving.
A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.
U is for unite, you bring people together.
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
Your name in reverse order is "Nuahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nuhsa". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Shaun born Sep 25, 2003
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.
Name poster for Shaun
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.