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Boy Name: Shann

Name: Shann
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-nn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: old, wise
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Chann, Shawn, Shaun, Shane, Shaan, Shayn, Shani, Shonn, Shawnn
Similar Names: Seann, Shanon, Shanen, Shanan


Shann \sh(a)-nn\ as a boy's name is a variant of Shan (Gaelic), and the meaning of Shann is "old, wise".

The baby name Shann sounds like Chann, Shawn, Shaun, Shane, Shaan, Shayn, Shani, Shonn and Shawnn. Other similar baby names are Seann, Shanon, Shanen and Shanan.


Shann is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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