Shown

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

  • Elizabeth Shown Mills (born 1944), American genealogist
  • Suzan Shown Harjo (born 1945), Native American activist
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Famous quotes containing the word shown:

    The near explains the far. The drop is a small ocean. A man is related to all nature. This perception of the worth of the vulgar is fruitful in discoveries. Goethe, in this very thing the most modern of the moderns, has shown us, as none ever did, the genius of the ancients.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    My father used to say,
    “Superior people never make long visits,
    have to be shown Longfellow’s grave
    or the glass flowers at Harvard.”
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)