Sean is the Irish version of the traditional John meaning “God is gracious.” It’s an incredible popular name in Ireland and doesn’t do too shabby in the U.S. either, although it’s been taken over lately by trendier Irish names like Aiden and Liam.


  • irish: God is gracious

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Famous Namesakes:

Actor Sean Astin, Actor Sean Connery, Actor Sean Penn, Musician Sean Lennon, Actor Sean Hayes

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Mark Harmon, Son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Son of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline, Son of Oliver Stone, Son of Tatum O´Neal and John McEnroe, Son of Pierce Brosnan