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The name Sean is a variation of John.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sean has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Sean
Use of the Name Sean for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
367,799 365,877 230,862 73,916 35,228 13,714 6,642
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sean has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sean first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1942, 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 boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Sean
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194299446  
194398247  
194490150  
194591150  
194690454  
1947696100  
1948619121  
1949599130  
1950531163  
1951551152  
1952478214  
1953355380  
1954352415  
1955334493  
1956311570  
1957270777  
19582481,011  
19592161,282  
19602021,424  
19611771,715  
19621701,845  
19631512,194  
19641183,001  
1965794,592  
1966506,475  
1967447,502  
1968379,170  
1969379,328  
19703710,326  
19713610,483  
1972339,428  
1973368,538  
1974378,274  
1975407,571  
1976427,538  
1977437,612  
1978457,031  
1979496,835  
1980487,576  
1981448,873  
1982449,349  
1983449,599  
19844310,004  
19853811,439  
19863711,768  
19874011,445  
19883811,765  
19893911,887  
19903712,013  
19914011,162  
19924211,063  
19934210,171  
1994448,832  
1995458,161  
1996467,895  
1997487,735  
1998507,702  
1999557,195  
2000567,306  
2001577,205  
2002597,003  
2003617,072  
2004656,642  
Totals:  367,799 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sean as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Sean appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 63 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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