Over the past 110 years, 30 315 girls and 302 415 boys have been named Shawn. The name Shawn ranks 709th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Shawn in 1947. The peak of popularity of the name Shawn came in the 1960s and 1970s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.