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pinWhat does Channing mean?

Channing /chan-ning/ as a boys' 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).


pinVariations

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

Channing has 1 more relation via Cannon: Kanon.

Kreatif forms: Channingco, Chanring, Cochanning. [more]

pinHow popular is Channing?

Channing is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#39304 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Channing for boys. Channing was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #514 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #689 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

The only other prominent alternative form of Channing (#689 2 years ago) is Cannon (#543 2 years ago). These relations of Channing were at the height of their popularity in 2012 (usage of 0.479%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.384%, 19.8%). Cannon is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Channing appears to be becoming a favorite too. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Channing and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Channing, Cannon in U.S.

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

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