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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Shaughnessy

  • 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 Ghnasshuesy. 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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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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shaughnessy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shaughnessy as well as things modernly associated with the name Shaughnessy such as celebrities named Shaughnessy.

Other Inspirations for the Name Shaughnessy

Shaughnessy Boston Globe
Shaughnessy Graphics
Shaughnessy Keely
Shaughnessy Naughton
Shaughnessy Paper
Shaughnessy The Iron Marshal 1996
Shaughnessy Village Montreal
Shaughnessy Brown
Shaughnessy Murphy

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shaughnessy

Charles Shaughnessy

Charles Shaughnessy is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Charles was born in 1955 as Charles George Patrick Shaughnessy in London, England, UK.


Meghann Shaughnessy

Meghann Shaughnessy is a tennis biography. Meghann was born in 1979 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.


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.

Past life for Shaughnessy born Sep 16, 1976

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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 USA South-West 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 task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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