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Canon meaning and name origin
Canon \c(a)-non\ as a boy's name is a variant of Cannon (French) and Channing (English, Old French), and the meaning of Canon is "official of the church; young wolf; official of the church".
The baby name Canon sounds like Kanon and Canyon. Other similar baby names are Cadon, Caron, Cason and Danon.
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Popularity of Canon
Canon is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8214 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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