What does Kannan mean?
Kannan /kan-nan/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Japanese origin. Kannan is a variant form of Kannon (Japanese): version of Kuan-yin. Kanan is a familiar surname.
Kannan has 1 variant: Kannen.Kreatif forms: Kanman, Kannanni, Keonan. [more]
How popular is Kannan?
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 (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 is Kannon (#918 in 2014). This boy name was at the top of its popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.082%). Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Kannan and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.