Shaun

Shaun - A very unique male name



  Feb 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shaun appeared on the charts for the first time in 1936 on position #1328. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shaun and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shaun? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shaun. The baby boy name Shaun was given to 345 baby boys in 2012, ranking #622 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,757 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shaun peaked in popularity 39 years ago in 1978 on position 51.



Famous with this name

Shaun Evans
Shaun Toub
Shaun Sipos


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Shaun is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shaun is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #247 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #997.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shaun is where you live.


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Shaun origin and meaning

Shaun is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shaun, pop culture references for the name Shaun and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shaun

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shaun, sorted by popularity.

Sean / Shawn / Shane / Sam / Shannon / Simon / Sammy / Sammie / Sonny / Shayne /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012622
2011593
2010488
2009508
2008434
2007392
2006343
2005398
2004399
2003386
2002403
2001391
2000353
1999379
1998371
1997383
1996369
1995340
1994325
1993293
1992287
1991237
1990224
1989205
1988168
1987149
1986132
1985120
1984121
1983111
198296
198186
198079
197964
197851
1977103
1976296
1975278
1974248
1973258
1972226
1971217
1970241
1969244
1968244
1967271
1966305
1965323
1964328
1963375
1962416
1961489
1960542
1959482
1958587
1957549
1956650
1955701
1954770
1953931
19521739
19511228
1950923
19491394
19481357
19471551
1946977
19441597
19431368
19421204
19411604
19391398
19371446
19361328

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota247
Hawaii289
South Carolina371
New Jersey395
New York433
Massachusetts474
Kentucky487
Wisconsin494
Pennsylvania513
Mississippi545
Utah569
Arizona569
Missouri600
Minnesota608
Colorado627
Tennessee642
Ohio662
Florida667
Virginia674
Georgia680
California703
North Carolina709
Indiana724
Texas734
Illinois756
Maryland813
Louisiana815
Washington907
Michigan997

Even more about Shaun


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shaun a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shaun?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1978
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Shaun
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,757
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1936
2012 births +345

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