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Seanán - Meaning of Seanán

What does Seanán mean?

Meaning of the name SeanánSeanánSenánShannon

[ 2 syll. sea-nn ] The baby boy name Seanán is pronounced as -SHEY-Nae-N †. Seanán is primarily used in the Irish language and its language of origin is Celtic. The name's meaning is little wise one. The name is derived from the combination of the Irish 'sean' (meaning old, wise) with a diminutive suffix. The name was borne by various Irish saints, including Saint Seanán of Iniscathy.

The Irish name Senán is a form of Seanán.

See also the related forms, the English Shannon and the English Shannon.

See also the related categories, combination, suffix, wise, celtic, saints (catholic), and irish.

Seanán is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Seanán include Saami, Saamy, Sachen, Sachin, Sagen, Sagun, Sahaen, Sahaene, Sahain, Sahaine, Sahan, Sahane, Sahayn, Sahayne, Sahen, Sahin, Sahon, Sajan, Sajann, and Sajjan.

† English pronunciation for Seanán: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)"


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