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What does Channon mean?

Channon /chan-non/ as a name for boys has the meaning "young wolf; official of the church". Channon is a variant form, with the suffix -on, of Channing (English, Old French): occupational name.

Associated with: wolf.


Channon has 5 alternative forms via Channing: Canning, Cannon, Canon, Chann and Channe.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Chadnon, Chanin, ..

(female) Chanana, Chanine, ..

How popular is Channon?

Channon is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#63297 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent related forms of Channon (outside Top 2000) are Cannon (#543 in 2014), Canon (#1353) and Channing (#689). These relations of Channon were popular 2 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.1%, 12.3% less). Cannon is more widely used than the rest, although Channing appears to be gaining popularity too. Below is a charted comparison of the history of the boy name Channon and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cannon, Canon, Channing in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Channon is alike in pronunciation to Chanan, Shanan, Shanen, Shannan, Shannen, Shannon and Shanon. Other suggested similar names are Aharon, Alanson, Blandon, Blanton, Brandon, Brannon, Brennon, Cadon, Caidon, Cannan, Canyon, Cason, Caydon, Chairo, Champion, Chan, Chance, Chandak, Chandan, Chane, Chaniel, Channoch (see Chanoch), Chano, Chanoch, Chanok, Chanse, Chantz, Chany, Chanyel, Chanze, Chaplin, Chapman, Charlot, Charlton, Chasen, Chaunce, Chayan, Chelton, Cheston, Chevron, Chilton, Chino, Claron, Claudon (see Claude), Claxton, Clayton, Clinton, Conlon, Cranston, Crayton, D'anton, Danton, Gannon, Glennon, Kannon, Landon, Mannton (see Manton), Manton, Randon, Scanlon, Shalmon, Shandon, Shavon, Shaylon, Stanton, Tannon, Tanson and Tharon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Channon.