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What does Shanan mean?

Shanan Pronunciation of Shanan as a name for boys is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shanan is "old, ancient". Shanan is a variant form of Shannon (Gaelic).

ASSOCIATED WITH Sha-, gaelic, old


VARIANTS Shanon, Shannen, Shannan, Shanen



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How popular is Shanan?

Shanan is a rare given name for males. Shanan is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Shannon (#1825 VIA LATEST LIST) and Shanon are the popular varying forms of Shanan (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). These forms of Shanan were popular with parents in the 1970s (ADOPTION OF 0.15%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the version Shannon becoming less stylish. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shannon, Shanon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shanan is pronounced similarly to Chanan and Channon. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Chandan, Chann, Chayan, Elhanan, Hanan, Janan, Johanan, Sagan, Sajan, Scanlan, Seaman, Seann, Shaan, Shabat, Shaday, Shafar, Shaka, Shan, Shanahan, Shandon, Shandy, Shane, Shani, Shann, Shaun, Shavon, Shawn, Shawnn, Shayan, Shayn, Shimon, Shonn, Stana and Suman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shanan.

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