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What does Channon mean?

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

Associated with: wolf.


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

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

(female) Chanana, Chanine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Channon Kieran (C.K.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Channon (outside Top 2000) are Cannon (#588 in 2015), Canon (#1760) and Channing (#784). These relations of Channon were popular 3 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are almost as common today. Cannon is more widely used than the rest. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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.

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