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shane

FORM OF:
seÁn, john
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN > YEHOCHANAN > IōáNNēS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN (יוֹחָנָן) IōáNNēS (Ἰωάννης)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which in turn is a form of the Hebrew name Yôchânân / Yehochanan which means "graced by Yahweh, God is gracious". There are numerous forms of the name in different languages. This name is part of the largest etymological root of names made up of more than five hundred variations between male and female in different languages. The name “John” had gained popularity among Jews in Judea and Galilee by the time the area became a province of the Roman Empire in 6 A.D. John Hyrcanus was the first king of the Hasmonean Dynasty and was the nephew of Judas Maccabeus. It was the given name of Yochanan ben Zechariah, a Jewish prophet known in English as John the Baptist.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • irishirish
  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
evan, janson, sean, shaun, shawn, shayne, shan, jackson, jansen, jensen, ian, jaxon, jaxson, yancy, yancey, shon, shaine, yani
irish
evan, sean, seÁn, jackson, ian, eoin, jaxon, eóin, eoinn, eion
FEMININE
english
wanna, hannah, joanna, jane, shavonne, shevaun, shevon, johanna, joanne, joann, shanene, shauna, seanna, shawna, jean, johnna, johna, genette, janel, janele, janella, janene, janessa, janine, janis, jayna, jennie, jessi, jayne, jeni, jeane, jenetta, jeanne, janaya, evanna, evanne, evanny, evana, evonna, evania, seana, Jehane
irish
wanna, hannah, shavonne, shevaun, chevonne, shevon, siobhan, seána, evanna, Siobhán
PET & SHORT FORM
english
john, johnie, johnnie, jack, jannis, jeanie, jonnie, Yance
irish
jack

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
jovan, gjon, gjin, gjovan, gjovanin, gjovalin, gjuvan
arabic
yaḥyà, yaya, yaḥyā
armenian
hovhannes, ohannes, Yovhannes
basque
ion, ganix, jon, Iban
belarusian
yanka, yanek
bosnian
Džejn
bulgarian
yoan, yan, yanka
catalan
JOAN
croatian
Džejn
danish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jonas, jeanica, jean
dutch
evan, johannes
english - african american
deshaun, deshawn, keshaun, lashawn, keshawn, rashaun, rashawn
esperanto
johano
estonian
johannes, juhan
faroese
jens, ian, jóhannus, jóhan, Jóanes, Jóanis, Jóannes, Jóannis
filipino
johann, sean, juan
finnish
johannes, jens, johann, juhana, juhani, ian, jonas, jean
french
evan, johann, yann, yanis, jean
galician
XOÁN
georgian
ioane, iovane, vano
german
johannes, jens, johann, ian, jonas, Janosch
greek
Iánni, Iánnis, ioánnis, giánnis, giánnos
greenlandic
johannes, jens, ian, jonas
hawaiian
keoni
hebrew
yuhanon, yochanan, yehochanan
hungarian - magyar
jÁnos
icelandic
jens, jóhann, jóhannes, Ían
italian
giovanni, giovani, iviano
latin
johannes, joannes, iohannes
latvian
jānis, Ansis, Hanss, Džons, Jans, Johans, Žanis
lithuanian
jonaitis, janavičius, januitis, jonas
macedonian
jovan
norwegian
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jensinius, jonas, jean
old danish
jens, iohannes
old norse
johannes
old swedish
johannes, jens, iohannes
pacific islander
sione
polish
iwan, janusz
portuguese
joÃo, giovani
portuguese - brazilian
geovanny
romanian
ioan, ion
russian
ioann
scottish
jackson, ian, eoin, iain, jock, seoc, jaxon
serbian
jovan, Džejn
slovak
jÁn
slovene
janez
spanish
juan, xuan, geovanny, Ibán
swedish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, jonas, jean
turkish
yaḥyà, yaya
welsh
evan, iwan, ioan, jackson, jaxon, SIÔN

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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Notable people and personalities​

Shane Acker (born 1971), American Filmmaker
Shane Battier (born 1978), American Basketball Player
Shane Bond (born 1970), New Zealand Cricketer
Shane Briant (born 1946), British-australian Actor And Novelist
Shane Byrne (born 1971), Irish Rugby Union Player
Shane Carwin (born 1975), American Mma Fighter
Shane Claiborne (born 1975), American Christian Activist
Shane Crawford (born 1974), Former Australian Rules Footballer
Shane Dawson (born 1988), Youtube Comedian And Actor
Shane Doan (born 1976), Canadian Nhl Hockey Player
Shane Dorian (born 1972), Professional Surfer
Shane Embury (born 1967), British Bassist
Shane Filan (born 1979) Irish Singer And Songwriter
Shane Haboucha (born 1990), American Child Actor
Shane Horgan (born 1978), Irish Rugby Union Player
Shane Kippel (born 1986), Canadian Actor
Shane Lee (born 1973), Former Australian Cricketer
Shane Leslie (1885–1971), Irish-born Diplomat And Writer
Shane Lynch (born 1971), Irish Singer From The Band Boyzone
Shane Macgowan (born 1957), Anglo-irish Musician And Singer
Shane Matthews (born 1970), American Football Player
Shane Mckenzie (born 1973), Australian Athlete
Shane Mcmahon (born 1970), Former Wwe Executive And Wrestler
Shane Meadows (born 1972), British Film Director
Shane Mosley (born 1971), American Professional Boxer
Shane Niemi (born 1978), Canadian Track And Field Athlete
Shane Reynolds (born 1968), Former American Baseball Player
Shane Richie (born 1964), British Actor And Tv Presenter
Shane Scott (born 1966), American Film Director And Producer
Shane Sparks (born 1974), American Hip-hop Choreographer
Shane Tilton (born 1978), American Media Scholar
Shane Tutmarc, American Singer-songwriter
Shane Victorino (born 1980), American Baseball Player
Shane Warne (born 1969), Australian Cricketer
Shane Watson (born 1981), Australian Cricketer
Shane Webcke (born 1974), Australian Rugby League Footballer
Shane West (born 1978), American Actor
Shane White (born 1970), American Comic Book Artist
Shane Williams (born 1977), Welsh Rugby Union Player
Shane Woewodin (born 1976), Retired Afl Football Player