Shane: baby boy name meaning and popularity


An Anglicized version of the Gaelic name Seán, meaning “the Lord is gracious.” Let’s hope little Shane is gracious too, or you’re gonna have to have lots of discussions about how “we share with our friends, don’t we?”



Famous people named Shane:

Actors Shane West, Shane Harper, Shane Kinsman, and Shane Richie; basketball player Shane Battier; boxer “Sugar” Shane Mosley; YouTubers Shane Dawson and Shane Madej; pro wrestling CEO Shane McMahon.

Fun fact:

The name Shane is more popular in Ireland than in the U.S. or U.K.

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