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shawn

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

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
evan, janson, sean, shane, shaun, shayne, shan, jackson, jansen, jensen, ian, jaxon, jaxson, yancy, yancey, shon, shaine, yani
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
PET & SHORT FORM
english
john, johnie, johnnie, jack, jannis, jeanie, jonnie, Yance

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
irish
evan, sean, seÁn, shane, jackson, ian, eoin, jaxon, eóin, eoinn, eion
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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Shawn Graham (born 1968), Canadian Politician
Shawn Hatosy (born 1975), American Actor
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Shawn Lane (1963–2003), American Musician
Shawn Levy (born 1967), Canadian Director
Shawn Machel Johnson (born 1992) Retired American Artistic Gymnast
Shawn Marion (born 1978), American Basketball Player
Shawn Martinbrough, American Cartoonist
Shawn Mccosh (born 1969), Canadian Ice Hockey Player
Shawn Mceachern (born 1969), American Professional Ice Hockey Player And Coach
Shawn Mcneil (born 1978), German-canadian Ice Hockey Player
Shawn Michaels (born 1965), American Professional Wrestling Personality
Shawn Milne (born 1981), American Cyclist
Shawn Mullins (born 1968), American Musician
Shawn Phelan (1975–1998), American Film Actor
Shawn Pyfrom (born 1986), American Actor
Shawn Reaves (born 1978), American Actor
Shawn Sheldon (born 1964), American Wrestler
Shawn Stipich (born 1970), American Motivational Speaker And Former Wrestler
Shawn Stockman (born 1972), American Singer
Shawn Thornton (born 1977), Canadian Ice Hockey Player
Shawn Toovey (born 1983), American Film Actor
Shawn Wayans (born 1971), American Actor
Shawn Weatherly (born 1959), American Actress