What does Cannon mean?
Associated with: occupational.
(male) Canin, Carnon, ..
(female) Cancon, Cannonney, ..
How popular is Cannon?
Cannon is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#436 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Cannon for boys. Cannon was first listed in 1994 and reached its highest position of #519 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #588 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Cannon (#588 in 2015) are Canon (#1760 in 2015), Channing (#784) and Kanon (#1368). Usage of these relations of Cannon was well-received 3 years ago (average #1113) and is almost as conventional today (#1125, ▼13%). Cannon is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation.
Cannon▲ is pronounced similarly to Cannan, Canyon, Conan, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon▲, Keenon, Kennan, Kennon and Kenyon▼. Other recommended names are Brannon, Cadon, Caidon, Camdon, Camron▼, Cardon, Caron, Carson▲, Cason▲, Caxton, Caydon, Chanan, Channon, Conlon, Connor▲, Danno, Danon, Danton, Gannon▲, Hannan, Hanno, Hanson, Janson, Landon▲, Mannton (see Manton), Manton, Randon, Sanson, Shannon▼, Tannan, Tannen, Tannin, Tannon, Tanson, Tanton and Yanno. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cannon.See names in meaning and etymology.