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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shownpret. and part. pass. of to show.


    Mercy shown on man by him seduc’d. John Milton.


  1. Shown

    Shown is an American surname that reflects an Anglicization of the German surname Schaun. A common variant is Shawn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shown

    of Show

  2. Shown

    p. p. of Show

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SHOWN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shown is ranked #31068 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shown surname appeared 747 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Shown.

    95.3% or 712 total occurrences were White.
    1.7% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.8% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shown' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #612

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shown' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1646

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shown in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shown in a Sentence

  1. Angela Roberts:

    Your brain and your immune system are very tightly interconnected, studies have shown when you're depressed or anxious, your immune system doesn't work as well against targets like viruses and bacteria.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    While Saudi Arabia is a strategic ally, the behavior of the Crown Prince – in multiple ways – has shown disrespect for the relationship and made him, in my view, beyond toxic, i fully realize we have to deal with bad actors and imperfect situations on the international stage. However, when we lose our moral voice, we lose our strongest asset.

  3. Panos Prevedouros:

    If security is to approach Israeli standards, then busy systems will grind to a halt, if security is to be set at EU standards, then protection will be marginal as events in Belgium, England, France and Spain have shown.

  4. Richard Stuart:

    We've got a lot left to do, i would be mad as hell if my ancestors' graves were desecrated in this way... I'm mad as hell that many of these families had to endure this... But I have been so taken by the grace that these families have shown. It's incredibly humbling that so many people have come together to do this... so that these families can mourn their loved ones.

  5. Border Protection chief Mark Morgan:

    What I will say is history has shown us that there are bad people that do take advantage of that. Have we seen any of that right now ? No. In fact, the majority of people have actually had some form of( a) travel document.

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