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Shanon (boy)

What does Shanon mean?

Shanon Pronunciation of Shanon [shanon] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Shanon) is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Shanon is "old, ancient". Shanon is a variant form of Shannon (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, old.


Shanon has 4 variants: Shanan, Shanen, Shannan and Shannen.

Creative forms:
(male) Sanon, Shaon, ..

(female) Shanonna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shanon Vincent (S.V.), ..

How popular is Shanon?

Shanon is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#76208 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shanon entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #898 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular variation form of Shanon is Shannon (#1825 the previous year). These relations of Shanon were popular with parents 45 years ago (median #504) and are now significantly less widespread.

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

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

Similar Names

Shanon is pronounced similarly to Chanan and Channon. Other suggested similar names are Aharon, Canon, Chann, Chano, Chanok, Danon, Kanon, Sanson, Saxon, Scanlon, Seaman, Seann, Seaton, Shaan, Shadoe, Shadow, Shalmon, Shalom, Shan, Shanahan, Shandon, Shandy, Shane, Shani, Shann, Shaun, Shavon, Shawn, Shawnn, Shayan, Shaylon, Shayn, Shimon, Shonn, Shovon, Simeon, Simon, Simyon, Stanton, Swanton, Symon, Szymon, Thano and Tharon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shanon.

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