Shane

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See also: shàn'è

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English form of a Northern Irish pronunciation of Irish Seán, an equivalent of John.

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Shane

  1. A male given name.
    • 2010 L.L.Steinmetz - W.T.Brooks, How to Sell at Margins Higher Than Your Competitor, John Wiley&Sons, ISBN 1118040619:
      Back in ancient Hollywood history, there was an extremely well-known movie titled Shane. It was a classic western in which the late Alan Ladd played the title role. The most famous scene is the last one in the film, when Shane is riding off into the sunset and the little kid is chasing after him yelling, "Shane, come back, Shane!"
  2. (rare) A female given name.
  3. A patronymic surname​.

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