Shaun - Meaning of Shaun
[ 1 syll. (s)hau(n), sh-a-un ] The baby girl name Shaun is also used, and more often so, as a boy name. It is pronounced as -SHaaN †. Shaun's language of origin is Hebrew and Celtic. It is predominantly used in English. See Shaun for more information.
Shaun is a form of the English Sean.
See also the related form, the English Shauna.
Shaun is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1970 with 0.007% of baby girls being named Shaun. It was #933 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then, and is of only irregular use today. Among all girl names in its family, Shaun was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. In the last century Shaun has primarily been a boy name. In 1970, 7 times more boys than girls were given the name Shaun.
† Pronunciation for Shaun: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"