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  1. Shane(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Irish.

    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!"

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

  2. Shane(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Irish.

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

  3. Shane(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

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


  1. Shane

    Shane is a 1953 American Western film from Paramount. It was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A. B. Guthrie, Jr., based on the 1949 novel of the same name by Jack Schaefer. Its Oscar-winning cinematography was by Loyal Griggs. The film stars Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur and Van Heflin, and features Brandon deWilde, Elisha Cook, Jr., Jack Palance and Ben Johnson. Shane was listed #45 in the 2007 edition of AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies list and #3 on AFI's 10 Top 10 in the category Western.

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  2. Hanse

  3. Ehsan

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shane in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Shane in a Sentence

  1. Shane Carey:

    If Shane Carey see an awesome mom with a baby walking around or in a suspicious van or car or anything that looks suspicious, just please give somebody a call.

  2. Shane Garcie:

    We could walk around this town and everybody, 90 % of these people, would say,' Hey, Shane Dronett, hey,' but it's not Shane Dronett. It looks like me, it walks like me, it talks like me, but it's not me because of the damage.

  3. The Englishman:

    It was Shane's time, Shane's week, fair play.

  4. Pennsylvania Irishman Shane Lowry:

    County Offaly was a really good morning's work for me and I am really looking forward to getting out there in the afternoon and seeing what I can do, county Offaly's one of the best rounds of my career, a 65 on this course. I just need to stay in the moment, stay patient. It's going to be tough. I mean, let's be honest, I've already visualized Pennsylvania Irishman Shane Lowry winning.

  5. Marc Cheah:

    Other baggy greens have been auctioned and Don Bradman's got $425,000 about 15 years ago, but the Don is the Don. He's the greatest cricketer that ever lived, but Shane is also right up there and that drove a lot of traffic and momentum, while the cause is also very worthwhile.

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    • A. brilliant
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