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Cannon

What does Cannon mean?

Cannon Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: occupational.

Variations

Cannon has 2 variants: Canon and Kanon.

Related boy names: Canning and Channing.

Creative forms:
(male) Canin, Carnon, ..

(female) Cancon, Canlot, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cannon Gianluca (C.G.), ..

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 #588 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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?

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.

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 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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