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Meaning and name origin

Kannan \k(an)-nan\ as a boy's name is of Japanese origin. Kannan is a variant of Kannon (Japanese): variant of Kuan-yin, the Buddhist deity of mercy.

Kannan has 1 variant form: Kannen.


Kannan is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#83151 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kannan and its variant forms. The only variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Kannon. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kannon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kannan is also pronounced similarly to Cannan, Cannon, Kanon, Keenan, Kenan, Kennan, Kennon and Kienan. Another suggested similar baby name is Tannan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kannan.


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