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The name Shawn is of English origin, and is an alternate form of Sean.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Shawn has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Shawn
Use of the Name Shawn for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
31,067 30,144 2,551 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Shawn has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Shawn first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1947, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Shawn
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1947  92458
194896083559143
1949  594131
1950818115504177
1951806123594136
1952831122505189
1953703170370342
1954505310342432
1955457394312545
1956377548310571
1957343695252904
19583427492191,190
19593437661611,965
19603477581632,049
19613058981432,480
19623128991242,876
19632871,0191083,459
19642321,400884,388
19652241,449684,918
19662091,491545,714
19671991,598516,137
19681831,750437,466
19691771,823418,268
19701691,9693410,928
19711681,8622812,813
19721841,5742811,277
19732001,2862711,429
19742011,2673011,429
19752549613110,668
19762937753410,093
1977340666379,849
1978391533399,271
1979444463437,913
1980511387477,687
1981548339497,067
1982589310526,836
1983621280536,347
1984651268566,036
1985596322556,980
1986716251557,001
1987855200586,207
1988898194615,881
1989  655,470
1990  695,716
1991  715,417
1992  715,152
1993  774,811
1994  864,238
1995  993,817
1996  1113,497
1997  1093,442
1998  1133,250
1999  1183,091
2000  1352,881
2001  1522,610
2002  1522,601
2003  1562,551
2004  1712,347
Totals:  31,067 281,141

During the last 125 years, parents have used Shawn as a girl's name about 9% of the time and more frequently (about 90% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Shawn appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 40 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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