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Boy Name: Shanahan

Name: Shanahan
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-na-han\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: wise, clever
Origin: Irish
Similar Names: Shannan, Shanan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4816


Shanahan \sh(a)-na-han\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shanahan is "wise, clever". Football coach Mike Shanahan.

Similar baby names are Shannan and Shanan.


Shanahan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4816 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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