First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Shaughnessy

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Notable Persons With the Name Shaughnessy

Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall is a noteworthy individual.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shaughnessy

Charles Shaughnessy is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Charles was given the name Charles George Patrick Shaughnessy on February 9th, 1955 in London, England, UK.


Natacha Rambova was a costume and set designer, artistic director, screenwriter, producer, actress, fashion designer, costume designer, and scenic design. Natacha was given the name Winifred Kimball Shaughnessy on January 19th, 1897 in Salt Lake City. Natacha is also known as Natasha Rambova. She died on June 5th, 1966.


Dan Shaughnessy is a sports journalist / columnist / television personality. Dan was born on July 20th, 1953 in Groton, Massachusetts.


Mickey Shaughnessy was an important individual. He was most active from 1952 to 1952. Mickey was given the name Joseph Michael Shaughnessy on August 5th, 1920 in New York City. He passed away on July 23rd, 1985.


David Shaughnessy is a director, producer, actor, and television producer. He was most prominent from 1979 to present. David was given the name David James Shaughnessy in London, England.


Meghann Shaughnessy is a tennis player. Meghann was born on April 13th, 1979 in Richmond, Virginia.


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Popularity of Shaughnessy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shaughnessy U.S.
  White 96.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shaughnessy

People with the last name Shaughnessy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shaughnessy

  • How Popular is the name Shaughnessy? Shaughnessy is the 36,156th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shaughnessy was the 5,672nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shaughnessy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 96 babies born with the first name Shaughnessy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shaughnessy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shaughnessy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shaughnessy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shaughnessy was in 1997 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shaughnessy: Your name in reverse order is Yssenhguahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nueagshyshs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shaughnessy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,117 people with the last name Shaughnessy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shaughnessy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Shaughnessy as their last name.

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What does the name Shaughnessy mean?

Sis for sweetheart, you really are!

His for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Ais for adventure, take a new one today

Uis for unite, you bring people together.

Gis for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

His for honest, something you hold dear.

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Eis for elegant, born within you.

Sis for sweet, your pleasing way.

Sis for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.