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Girl Name: Shaughnessy

Name: Shaughnessy
Pronunciation: \sha(ugh)-nessy\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Shawnessy, Shanessa
Similar Names: Seaughnessy
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7872


Shaughnessy \sha(ugh)-nessy\ as a girl's name is a variant of Shawnacy (Gaelic). See for meaning of Shaughnessy.

The baby name Shaughnessy sounds like Shawnessy and Shanessa. Another similar baby name is Seaughnessy.


Shaughnessy is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7872 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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