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Sean Information -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

The meaning of Sean is "God is gracious and The Lord is gracious." This eMedTV article provides other information on the name Sean, including its origin and other forms.

Sean is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name Sean.

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Meanings and Variations

Sean is from Hebrew meaning God is gracious.
Sean is from Irish meaning The Lord is gracious.
Alternates for Sean include: Shane, Shaughn, Shaun, Shawn, Seán, Seánín, and Seón
Some forms of Sean are: John
Sean is associated with these categories: Popular
Famous people named Sean
Sean Connery, Actor
Famous Children Named Sean
Given name: Sean Preston
Father: Kevin Federline, Backup Dancer
Mother: Britney Spears, Musician
Given name: Sean
Father: Pierce Brosnan, Actor
Mother: Cassandra Harris, Actress
Given name: Sean
Father: John Lennon, Musician
Mother: Yoko Ono, Musician

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