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pinWhat does Cannon mean?

Cannon /can-non/ as a boys' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Cannon is "official of the church". Occupational name. Not related to firearms.


Cannon has 2 variants: Canon and Kanon.

Related boy names: Canning and Channing.

Kreatif forms: Cadnon, Carnon, Crannon. [more]

pinHow 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 2003 and reached its highest position of #519 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #543 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cannon name in U.S.

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

The only other popular variation form of Cannon (#543 in 2014) is Channing (#689 in 2014). Adoption of these relations of Cannon was well-received in 2012 (average #521) and is almost as conventional today (#616, 20%). Cannon and Channing are two of the more fashionable boy names in this compilation, with Channing having a rebound in usage.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cannon, Channing in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cannon and related baby names outside U.S.

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Cannon is pronounced similarly to Cannan, Canyon, Conan, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon, Keenon, Kennan, Kennon and Kenyon. Other recommended similar baby 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, Manton, Randon, Sanson, Shannon, Tannan, Tannen, Tannin, Tannon, Tanson, Tanton and Yanno. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cannon.