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Meaning of the name Shun

[ 1 syll. (s)hun, sh-un ] The baby boy name Shun is pronounced as -SHuw-N †. Shun is of Japanese origin and it is also predominantly used in the Japanese language. The name is of the meaning 'speed'.

See also the related category japanese.

Shun is an unusual baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Shun include Sahn (Vietnamese), Sam (English), Samín, Samm, San, Scan, Schamane, Schaun, Seain, Seaine, Sean (English and Irish), Seane, Seán (English, Gaelic, and Irish), Seghyn, Sein, Sem (English, Dutch, and German), Sen, Senán (Irish), Seyn, and Séan.

† English pronunciation for Shun: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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