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Gender: M Meaning of Shane: "God is gracious" Origin of Shane: Anglicized variation of Sean Shane's Popularity in 2015: #295

Shane ambled into the picture via the 1953 movie, adding a cowboy twist to its Irish essence; it's still strong, now at Number 295. 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 Richie (born Shane Patrick Roche), 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 (born Shane Lee Yaw)
Shane Steven Harper, American actor, and singer/songwriter
Shane Van Gisbergen, New Zealand racing driver
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 Steven Filan, singer of Irish boy band Westlife
Shane Peter Filan Jnr, son of Westlife singer Shane Filan
Shane Firestone, son of American reality TV personality Andrew Firestone
Shane Rose, Australian horse rider

Pop Culture References for the name Shane

Shane Gray, character in Disney original movie 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, a cheerleader in the game "High School Story"
Atticus Shane, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"