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[sheyn] /ʃeɪn/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I meant no harm, wee Shane, but it happened, and it does be troubling me in my old days.

    The Wind Bloweth Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • He was still wearing the clothing he'd had on when the Shane picked him up.

    The Measure of a Man Randall Garrett
  • Shane lay face down on the floor of the car, his bloody hands gripping his rifle.

    The U.P. Trail Zane Grey
  • The only question was, how fast was the hulk of the Shane moving?

    The Measure of a Man Randall Garrett
  • It does not appear that this was done, nor that Shane became satisfied as to the identity of the dead Indian.

Word Origin and History for Shane

masc. proper name, pronunciation-based variant of Sean.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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