What does Shanon mean?
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.
(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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.