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Sean

Sivaguru Ayyadurai
By Sivaguru Ayyadurai Chief Content Creator
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 40 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Selvakumar Mariappan (Technical Specialist)

Gender: Male

Origin: Irish

Meaning: The Lord is Gracious

Pronunciation: shawn, ʃɔn, SH AO N

Popularity Rank: #614

On this page:

  • 1. Sean Meaning
  • 2. Sean Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Sean
  • 4. Sean Translations in other languages
  • 5. Sean Name Popularity
  • 6. Sean popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Sean
  • 8. Latest News about Sean
  • 9. Names similar to Sean

Sean Meaning

Derived from the Irish name Seán which means 'God is gracious'. It is the Irish form of John.

Sean also means "The Lord is Gracious, God is Gracious".

Sean is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Ireland, and 92 more countries.

Sean Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: shawn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): ʃɔn

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: SH AO N

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

AO: Pronounce as in "thought" (TH AO T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Sean Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Sean is recorded 95,582 times globally, ranking it as the 614th most common name worldwide.

Sean is most prevalent in United States of America, with 37,081 occurrences, making it the 128th most popular name in the country.

In Ireland, the name Sean is found among 1 in every 9 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Sean Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United States of America#1281 : 49
United Kingdom#881 : 23
Ireland#71 : 9
Canada#611 : 66
South Africa#4661 : 541
Malaysia#5881 : 879
Singapore#1311 : 261
Italy#2,0151 : 1,203
France#2,0721 : 1,518
Netherlands#1,1071 : 547
Hong Kong#5281 : 625
Taiwan#791 : 413
China#1871 : 310
Belgium#1,0511 : 621
Jamaica#1191 : 193
Israel#1,6161 : 775
Germany#1,5471 : 948
Nigeria#2,5041 : 3,101
Philippines#3931 : 763
Costa Rica#7771 : 474
United Arab Emirates#2,7161 : 3,541
Palestine#2,1241 : 1,328
Saudi Arabia#10,1181 : 12,413
Spain#3,5371 : 3,409
Switzerland#1,4011 : 1,233
Malta#1471 : 170
Denmark#6241 : 777
Qatar#2,8101 : 4,317
Oman#5,4881 : 6,952
Japan#6741 : 1,001
Sweden#1,1281 : 1,044
Colombia#10,8261 : 15,172
Mexico#7,7671 : 10,598
Macao#6391 : 1,390
Peru#6,1651 : 12,560
Kuwait#5,2501 : 8,686
Namibia#8231 : 2,109
Botswana#5241 : 1,391
Chile#6,1731 : 11,001
Ghana#1,7211 : 3,656
Turkey#12,8921 : 21,356
Algeria#15,4701 : 28,307
Morocco#15,1751 : 22,891
Norway#1,1521 : 1,810
Cameroon#4,0051 : 10,167
Russia#8,6941 : 9,687
Mauritius#2,1241 : 3,023
Panama#3,1941 : 5,186
Egypt#38,3771 : 60,368
Bahrain#4,0531 : 7,409
Finland#2,4221 : 3,714
Iran#4,9491 : 5,767
Czechia#1,8151 : 2,552
Luxembourg#9331 : 1,296
Iraq#29,9281 : 47,326
Austria#3,3171 : 4,334
Sudan#23,8651 : 55,996
India#17,4391 : 37,992
Brazil#17,2981 : 38,652

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Sean popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Sean from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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📰 Latest News about Sean

Stay updated with the most recent news about Sean. Read on to catch up with Sean's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 26, 2024 11:05 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Sean Strickland's coach shares hilarious story of how he got 'payback' against Dricus du Plessis for UFC title loss - Bloody Elbow
    Source: Bloody Elbow | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Sean McDermott: Bills DC Bobby Babich To Receive Look As Play Caller - profootballrumors.com
    Source: profootballrumors.com | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Bawdy Comedy 'Anora' Wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival - The New York Times
    Source: The New York Times | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • WR Josh Reynolds Gives First Impressions of Broncos QB Trio, Sean Payton - Sports Illustrated
    Source: Sports Illustrated | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Evaluating Lakers Head Coaching Candidates: Sean Sweeney - LakersNation.com
    Source: LakersNation.com | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Sean 'Diddy' Combs Accused of Sexually Assaulting Woman in New Lawsuit - PEOPLE
    Source: PEOPLE | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Sean Kingston Arrested on Theft and Fraud Charges Following SWAT Raid and Mother’s Arrest - Variety
    Source: Variety | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • How Sean Connery Became the First James Bond in 'Dr. No' - Vulture
    Source: Vulture | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Sean Payton on Broncos' QB competition between Bo Nix, Jarrett Stidham and Zach Wilson: 'They're all orphaned dogs' - NFL.com
    Source: NFL.com | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Sean Payton praises all three QBs competing for Broncos' job - ESPN
    Source: ESPN | Published on: May 24, 2024

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