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Gender: M Meaning of Shane: "God is gracious" Origin of Shane: Anglicized variation of Sean Shane's Popularity in 2016: #325

Shane ambled into the picture via the 1953 movie, adding a cowboy twist to its Irish essence; it's still strong, now at Number 325. Although it is an anglicization, Shane is even more popular in Ireland than in the USA or the UK, ranking at Number 59 in Ireland. Singer Siobhan O'Connor and actor Kevin Sorbo have sons named Shane.

Famous People Named Shane

Shane West (born Shannon Bruce Snaith), American actor
Shane Patrick Richie, English actor
Shane Douglas (born Troy Allan Martin), American pro wrestler
Shane Edouard Haboucha, American actor
Shane Courtney Battier, American basketball player
Shane Keith Warne, Australian cricketer
Shane Robert Watson, Australian cricketer
Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan, lead singer of Irish band The Pogues
Shane Edward Smeltz, New Zealand footballer
(Melvin) Shane Sparks, American choreographer
Shane Patrick Victorino, American baseball player
Shane Lee Dawson, American YouTuber
Shane Steven Harper, American actor, and singer/songwriter
Shane Van Gisbergen, New Zealand racing driver
Shane Rose, Australian equestrian
Shane Steven Filan, singer of Irish boy band Westlife
Shane Kinsman, American actor; twin brother Brent Kinsman
Shane Arliss Culkin, brother of actor Macaulay Culkin
Shane Brandon McMahon, American pro wrestling CEO, son of Vince McMahon
Shane Suara (b. 1976), son of actress Geraldine Chaplin; grandson of actor Charlie Chaplin
Shane Keough (b. 1986), son of TV personality Jeana Keough ("The Real Housewives of Orange County") and baseball player Matt Keough
Shane Barakan (b. 1987), son of actress Mackenzie Phillips
Shane Fogarty (b. 1991), son of singer John Fogarty
Shane Buechele (b. 1996), son of baseball player Steve Buechele
Shane Lunny (b. 2004), son of singer Sinead O'Connor and Donal Lunny
Shane Haaken Sorbo (b. 2004), son of actor Kevin Sorbo
Shane Kluivert (b. 2008), son of footballer Patrick Kluivert
Shane Peter Filan (b. 2010), son of singer Shane Filan
Shane Firestone (b. 2014), son of reality TV personality Andrew Firestone
Shane Madej, American Youtube Star
Shane Powers, contestant on Survivor and Host of The Shane Show

Pop Culture References for the name Shane

Shane Gray, character in Disney original movies "Camp Rock" & "Camp Rock 2," portrayed by Joe Jonas
Shane Botwin, character on TV's "Weeds"
Shane Walsh, character in "The Walking Dead" series
Shane Collins, character in the "Morganville Vampire" series by Rachel Caine
Shane Larson, character in movie "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore"
Shane McCutcheon, character on TV's "The L Word"
Shane Nugen, character in "Sims" series
Shane, a cheerleader in the game "High School Story"
Atticus Shane, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"