Meaning:God is gracious
If you're looking for a name to honor your little one's Irish roots, Shayn makes for a wonderful choice. Meaning “God is gracious,” Shayn is derived from the Irish name Seán and is a variant of Shane. Shane has been a consistent favorite in Ireland for centuries and became more widespread thanks to the 1950s Western film Shane. Shayn is anglicized from the Old Irish Seaghán and came from an Irish surname patronym, such as McShane or McShayn, which translates to son of Shane.
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