Shaun
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
SHAWN
Meaning
God is merciful
Like the Name Shaun?
BOYS
+ Shaun
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Shaun"

Shaun is an anglicized form of Sean, itself an Irish variant of John. John originates in Hebrew language and means "God is merciful". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. Throughout history it was borne by numerous kings, princes, emperors, popes and saints, the most famous being John the Baptist and John the Apostle. More recently, the famous bearers include John F. Kennedy and John Lennon.

Popularity of the Name Shaun
Famous Shauns

Shaun Bodiford - football player
Shaun David - soccer player
Shaun King - football player
Shaun Nua - football player
Shaun Newton - soccer player
Shaun Rogers - football player
Shaun Woodward - politician

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Shaun?
Discussion on the name Shaun
Weekly Prize Big thumb product3 recovered1

Pure-GO by Bert&Bratt is a Portable UV Sterilizer for pacifiers, bottle nipples, small teethers, and sippy cup tops. NO heat, water or chemicals required! Just push a button to eliminate up to 99.9% of harmful germs in 4 minutes. This small and lightweight sterilizer is perfect for travel and easily fits in your purse or diaper bag. No more hassles to try to find soap and water or do the “drop and pop”. Just grab the Pure-GO sterilizer to conveniently keep your baby healthy.Features &...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.