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What does Kannan mean?

Kannan \k(an)-nan\ as a name for boys is of Japanese origin. Kannan is a variant of Kannon (Japanese): variant of Kuan-yin.


Kannan has 1 variant: Kannen.


Kannan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#30682 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

The only prominent variation form of Kannan (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Kannon (#918 in 2014). These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.082%). Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Kannan and affiliated names. (2014 Birth 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 alike in pronunciation to Cannan, Cannon, Kanon, Keenan, Kenan, Kennan, Kennon and Kienan. Another suggested similar baby name is Tannan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kannan.