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Cannon

What does Cannon mean?

Cannon Pronunciation of Cannon as a boys' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Cannon is "official of the church". Occupational name. Not related to firearms. Also form of Channing.

STARTS/ENDS WITH Ca-, -on

ASSOCIATED WITH occupational

Variations

VARIANTS Canon, Kanon

SEE ALSO Canning

CREATIVE FORMS
(male)

(female)


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Cannon Hayes (C.H.), ..

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)

Cannon was first listed in 1994 and reached its highest position of #519 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #543 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Cannon (#543 IN 2016) are Canon (#1744), Channing (#828) and Kanon (#1407). Usage of these relations of Cannon was well-received 4 years ago (AVERAGE #1113) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1130, 9%). Cannon is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation.



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cannon, Canon, Channing, Kanon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cannon is pronounced similarly to Cannan, Canyon, Conan, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon, Keenon, Kennan, Kennon and Kenyon. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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