Keshawn was a pretty popular name for baby boys in the United States between 1996 and 2009, and we're pretty sure that had a lot to do with the popularity of a certain NFL player during those years. The name is a modern American invention derived from the name Shawn, which is derived from the name John. It also has a strong meaning for parents of faith. Since “K” names are popular right now, we could see Keshawn making its way back into the top 1,000 during the 2020s.
Meaning of the name Keshawn:
American: God is gracious
Origin of the name Keshawn:
Keshawn is most likely a modern American invention created by adding “Ke” to the name Shawn. Shawn is a derivative of John, which means “God is gracious.”
Symbolism of the name Keshawn:
Parents of faith may find symbolism in Keshawn's meaning, “God is gracious.” They may see their baby boy as a blessing from God.
Style of the name Keshawn:
Gender of the name Keshawn:
Keshawn is a boy's name.
Pronunciation of the name Keshawn:
Number of syllables in the name Keshawn:
Emotion evoked from the name Keshawn:
The baby name Keshawn evokes images of someone who wants to make the world a better place. He's generous and always puts others first.
Alternative spellings for the name Keshawn:
Nicknames for the name Keshawn:
Popularity of the name Keshawn:
According to the Social Security Administration, Keshawn was a top 1,000 baby name for boys between 1996 and 2009. It was most popular in the year 2000 when it ranked at number 555. It last ranked at number 883 in 2009.
Related names for the name Keshawn:
Great middle names for Keshawn and their meanings:
- James (supplanter)
- Jordan (flowing down)
- Micahel (who is like God)
- Theodore (gift of God)
- Ezra (help)
- Oliver (olive tree)
- Noah (rest)
- Arthur (bear)
- Alexander (protector of men)
Famous people with the name Keshawn:
- Keshawn Martin (football player)
Keshawn in popular culture: