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Girl Name: Shawnessy

Name: Shawnessy
Pronunciation: \sha(w)-nessy, shawn(es)-sy\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Shanessa, Shanisse, Shaneese, Shanese, Shaughnessy
Similar Names: Shawney, Shaney, Shanelly, Shawntay, Shawnette, Shawneen, Shawnee


Shawnessy \sha(w)-nessy, shawn(es)-sy\ as a girl's name is a variant of Shawnacy (Gaelic). See for meaning of Shawnessy.

The baby name Shawnessy sounds like Shanessa, Shanisse, Shaneese, Shanese and Shaughnessy. Other similar baby names are Shawney, Shaney, Shanelly, Shawntay, Shawnette, Shawneen and Shawnee.


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

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