Shawn Name Meaning

Shawn meaning

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Shaun, Shaughn, Shaundre, Shawnel, Shawnell, Shawnn And Shonn.

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Shawn name was top ranked at 922 position in American during year 1947and most recently ranked at 352 position in American during year 2015


Name Shawn has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1273 position. 32930 numbers of people were named Shawn so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Shawn

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The masculine name Shawn is an Anglicized version of Seán or Seaghán, which is an Irish form of John. John was originally taken from the Hebrew name Yochanan what means "Yahweh is Gracious". Others believe that is is an Irish borrowing of the Norman French Jehan or the Medieval English variant Jean or Jane, which are also variants of the name John.


The name Shawn has been adapted to the place, from the spelling to the pronunciation. Shawn is an Irish adaptation of the Anglo-Norman John.

Shawn Numerology :
Personality No. 1. People with name Shawn have leadership qualities. They act in a manner that they receive accolade. They are domineering & pushy. They have inordinate self-esteem. Person with Shawn having 1 as Personality number are independent & are not afraid of exploring new avenues. They may be self-centered & arrogant. They are restless & create new things. They are physically strong. More Numerology

Name Analysis of Shawn

Character Analysis of Shawn : Persons with the name Shawn, can be quite ambitious, self-confident, determined and self-reliant and have a strong unyielding willpower and the courage of their convictions. New projects, new ideas and the desire for expansion, all allow the them to go forth with courage, originality and decisiveness.

Love Life of Shawn : Persons stood in a certain shyness and therefore a propensity to hide their thoughts even of an intimate nature.

Name Letter Analysis of Shawn

S : Persons are a real charmer

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

W : Persons think from the gut and have a great sense of purpose

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Shawn

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Shawn is Kanya and Moon sign associated with the name Shawn is Virgo.

The name Shawn has Earth element. Mercury is the Ruling Planet for the name Shawn . The name Shawn having moon sign as Virgo is represented by The Virgin and considered as Mutable .

Normally, people with the name Shawn listen to their heart rather than using their brain. Such people are shy and hesitant.

Other name options, having Virgo moon sign are name starting with : Pa, Pi, Pu, Sha, Tha, Thha, Pe, Po, Ttha, Ph, Pr, Py.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Shawn

The name Shawn is suitable for baby born in Hasta nakshatra

Hasta Nakshatra: "The hand"

Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol: Hand or fist
Deity : Saviti or Surya, the Sun god
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Kanya
Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Libra
Other name options, having Hasta nakashatra are name starting with : Pu,  Sha,  Na,  Tha.

Famous Name Shawn

  • Shawn Slovo

    is a screenwriter, best known for the film A World Apart, based on her childhood in South Africa under the apartheid. She is the daughter of the late South African Communist Party leaders Joe Slovo and Ruth First. She also wrote the screenplay for the 2006 film Catch a Fire, which is also a historical film about apartheid, and for the 2001 film Captain Corelli's Mandolin.[1][2]


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