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Channing meaning and name origin

Channing \ch(a)-nni-ng\ as a boy's name is pronounced CHAN-een. It is of English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Channing is "young wolf; official of the church". Occupational name. Related to Cannon, and possibly "canal" (Old French).

Channing has 6 variant forms: Canning, Cannon, Canon, Chann, Channe and Channon.

Popularity of Channing

Channing is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#44271 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Channing compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Channing only.

Popularity of name Channing
Popularity of Channing