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The name Shaun is of English origin, and is an alternate form of Sean.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Shaun 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 Shaun
Use of the Name Shaun for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
62,412 62,178 36,409 6,715 3,360 1,328 647
The table below indicates the number of times the name Shaun has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Shaun first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1950, 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 Shaun
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
195089859  
1951    
1952    
195384073  
1954716102  
1955685115  
1956635142  
1957539208  
1958564187  
1959476269  
1960517237  
1961475286  
1962409386  
1963355477  
1964328572953122
1965321557997109
1966309585905125
1967271724982108
1968244848  
1969246878  
1970239989932138
19712161,086  
1972226947  
1973259747  
1974251800  
1975275698  
1976296627  
19771032,574  
1978516,098  
1979644,732  
1980793,913  
1981863,383  
1982963,152  
19831112,464  
19841212,250  
19851202,347  
19861322,062  
19871511,826  
19881681,655  
19892071,391  
19902251,352  
19912381,187  
1992288987  
1993293947  
1994324778  
1995347710  
1996371646  
1997386625  
1998371689  
1999377685  
2000355748  
2001391651  
2002402633  
2003383681  
2004399647  
Totals:  62,412 602

During the last 125 years, parents have used Shaun as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Shaun appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 53 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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