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What does Cannon mean?

Cannon \c(an)-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.


Variations

Cannon has 2 variants: Canon and Kanon.

For more information, see also related boy names Canning and Channing.


Popularity

Cannon is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#373 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Cannon and associated names. The only other popular variation form of Cannon (#543 in 2014) is Channing (#689 in 2014). Adoption of this boy name reached its most widespread in the year 2012 and is somewhat lower today. Cannon (#543) and Channing (#689) are two of the more fashionable boy names in this compilation, with Channing having a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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.


Similar Names

Cannon is pronounced similarly to Cannan, Canyon, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon and Kennon. Other recommended similar baby names are Channon, Gannon and Tannon. Like Cannon, these names are not frequently used.

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