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|
|1978||6,221||116||6,105||#51 boy name|
|1979||4,843||107||4,736||#64 boy name|
|1980||3,999||73||3,926||#79 boy name|
|1981||3,456||74||3,382||#86 boy name|
|1982||3,211||56||3,155||#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 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shaun" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, 157 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of 4,843 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 south west? 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 sweetheart, you really are!
H is for hand, that you always give.
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.
N is for noble, your regal bearing.
Your name in reverse order is "Nuahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ushan". 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 Apr 22, 1964
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1575. 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...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.