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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #784 most popular

What does the name "Shaun" mean?

Shaun (English): God is gracious

The name "Shaun" is of English origin and it means "God is gracious". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 9 other names that are similar to this one.

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

U is for unique, your love of life.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nuahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Uasnh". 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.

How popular is the name "Shaun" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shaun" is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of only 667 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Shaun

Sean Bean

Sean Bean is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1983 to present. Sean was born in 1959 as Shaun Mark Bean in Handsworth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.


Shaun White

Shaun White is a sportsperson. Shaun was born in 1986 in San Diego, California, U.S.


Shaun Wright-Phillips

Shaun Wright-Phillips is a football biography. Shaun was born in 1981 in Greenwich, London, England.


Shaun Cassidy

Shaun Cassidy is a screenwriter, actor, singer, and television producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1976 to present. Shaun was born in 1958 as Shaun Paul Cassidy in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Shaun Alexander

Shaun Alexander is a NFL player. Shaun was born in 1977 in Florence, Kentucky.


Shaun Sipos

Shaun Sipos is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Shaun was born in 1981 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.


Past life for Shaun born Sep 25, 1980

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 Hungary approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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