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Shanon (girl)

What does Shanon mean?

Shanon Pronunciation of Shanon [shanon] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Shanon) has its root in Gaelic, and the meaning of Shanon is "old, ancient". Shanon is a variant form of Shannon (Gaelic): place name of an Irish river.

Associated with: gaelic, old.

Variations

Shanon has 4 variants: Shannan, Shannen, Shannin and Shannyn.

7 more relations via Shannon: Channa, Shana, Shandy, Shane, Shani, Shanna and Shannae.

Creative forms:
(female) Sanon, ..

(male) Shanse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shanon Adalyn (S.A.), ..

How popular is Shanon?

Shanon is a very popular first name for women (#1335 out of 4276, Top 31%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#76208 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shanon was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #741 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shanon outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shannon (#1059 last year), Shannen, Shannan, Shanna, Shane, Shani and Shana are the prominent variation forms of Shanon. Adoption of these forms of Shanon was widespread in the 1970s (median #743) and is now significantly less.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanon, Shana, Shane, Shani, Shanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shannan, Shannen, Shannon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shannon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shanon is pronounced similarly to Shawneen. Other suggested similar names are Chalon, Manon, Nanon, Rhianon, Rianon, Season, Shadoe, Shadow, Shalom, Shan, Shan-, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shanda, Shandi, Shandon, Shanea, Shanee, Shanel, Shaney, Shania, Shanie, Shanit, Shanta, Shante, Shanti, Sharan, Sharen, Sharon, Sharona, Sharron, Sharyn, Shaun, Shavon, Shavona, Shayan, Sheron, Shevon, Shimona, Shyann and Shyvon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shanon.

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