The name Shawn is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "God is gracious". Shawn and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Grace and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop you least favourite (girls with middles)".
From the experts:
Shawn is a spelling variation of Sean, cool forty years ago for girls and now not even in the Top 1000. If you want to use this name for a girl now, try Sean or even Sian.
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16 names similar to Shawn
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