Shannon meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Shannon No. of characters: 7 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: Old Irish English
How to pronounce Shannon sha-nnon What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Small and Wise Old Ancient Wise One River Name Old River River of Wisdom American name of Irish origin, meaning composition of "old, wise" and "river", inspired by the eponymous Irish river a girl's name.

Shannon was ranked 837 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.59% from its previous ranking of 842 in 2015. Shannon was ranked 763 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 6.27% from its previous ranking of 718 in 2015.

Full form of Shannon : Strict Hopeful Attentive Nonjudgemental Naive Outgoing Normal

Shannon is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 722 in 2015. Around 25361 people wear Shannon as their first name. Shannon is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 722 in 2015. Only 25361 people have Shannon as their first name. Shannon is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Shannon was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2012 and ranked 837 (0.001985% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 346559 people wear Shannon as their first name. Pre-name of Anglo-Saxon origin. Name of an Irish river. Indefinite holiday. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Shannon showcases in the charts. 0.095878% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Shannon
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1961400335
1962335503
1963298625
1964268760
1965236938
19662031157
19671961170
Full Historical data

History of Shannon

The Anglo-Saxon countries, more flexible and more open than the Latin countries with regard to the names, make easy use of surnames, names of places or characters of novels to attribute them to their children. This is the case of Shannon which is the name of a river. This name is very widespread in the United States.

Expression number of Shannon is 4. Courageous, loyal, they are organized and effective women of action. Organizing and managing qualities are possessed by Shannon. We can trust them without reservation and rely on them when it comes to service. By systematic and methodical approach Shannon turns their dream into reality. Untiring workmen, they burn their entourage who are out of breath and want to follow them. Shannon are extremely sincere and honest. Obstinate, not very tolerant, because they alone hold the truth, they are difficult to direct, sometimes aggressive and react quarter-turn.

Names that rhyme with Shannon Famous people named Shannon
Shannon Hillary in The Freshman as Actress
Shannon Kiely in Ten Dollar Minimum as Actress
Shannon Spruill in I Surrender All as Actress
Shannon Lemke in Land of the Lost as Actress
Shannon Vann in Training Wheels as Actress
Shannon Moore in Enchanted as Actress
Shannon Hottes in Broken Contract as Actress
Shannon Lepard in Circle of Pain as Actress
Shannon Corbeil in Breakdown as Actress
Shannon Marie Bullock in Fate as Actress
Names like Shannon Shannon Namesakes Related Names: Sha Shaad Shaakira Shaakirah Shaaliyah Shaam Shaan Shaana Shaar Shaarav Shaaron Shaasia Shaaz Shaba Shabab Shabaka Shaban Shabana Shabaz Shabazz Posts having Shannon: Comments :Usha Urbain Shannon is a male and female first name and last name. In Irish mythology, Shannon was the goddess of the river of the same name. She was also known Siannon or Sionna. The term Shannon comes from the word "Sionainn" or "Sionna" of Gaelic , which translates as "small but wise. Variants of the name: Shannen, Shannyn, Shanon, Shannyo, Shanni. Popularity of Shannon
Gender:
Search english names by qualities, Note: use only one quality at a time for better results.
  How to choose a name for your baby   
Other variants of Shannon :Sionann  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 English Girl Names  :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Get the meaning of Shannon and celebrities who also shares the same name and some names related to Shannon, english baby names list, list of names in english. Know what does Shannon mean, what is the meaning of name Shannon? 
This website serves as the extended english names list which will help in naming your child.Share your opinion on Shannon
Enter Code: