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What does Shandon mean?

Shandon Pronunciation of Shandon [shan-don] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Shandon) is of Gaelic derivation, and Shandon means "old, wise". Shandon is a version of Shan (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, old, wise.


1 related form via Shan: Shann.

Creative forms:
(male) Shandor, Shanton, ..

(female) Shande, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shandon Yousif (S.Y.), ..

How popular is Shandon?

Shandon is an unusual given name for males. Shandon is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shandon was first listed in 1997 and reached its highest position of #1762 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shandon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shandon outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular related form of Shandon is Shan. Adoption of these relations of Shandon was widespread among parents 5 decades ago (average #1573).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shandon, Shan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shandon is alike in pronunciation to Chandan. Other recommended names are Blandon, Brandon, Channon, Landon, Randon, Sandino, Sandor, Sanson, Scanlon, Shadoe, Shadow, Shalmon, Shanan, Shandey (see Shandy), Shandy, Shanen, Shannan, Shannen, Shannon, Shanon, Shavon, Shaylon, Sheldon, Snowdon, Stanton, Swanton and Swinton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shandon.

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