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Baby name Shannon


Name:SHANNON
Gender:Girl
Starting:S
Ending:N
Lenght:7
Origin:Gaelic
Meaning:old river
Pronunciation:shan nun


Description: The name Shannon comes from the river Shannon in Ireland. The Gaelic for ‘old river’ is ‘seanan’, hence the name. It is unknown why this name has spread and become so well-adopted. Shannon Elizabeth (actress) is one famous namesake.

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Statistics for Shannon

From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Shannon' was given to 25.289 Girls, representing 0,43% of the total 5.943.365 Girls registered since 1996.

Registrations by Year of name 'Shannon'

This chart shows the registrations of name 'Shannon' in England and Wales per year since 1996

It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Shannon' varied from 55 to 4.649 per year.


Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Shannon'

This chart shows the popularity of name 'Shannon' in England and Wales per year since 1996

It is possible to see that name 'Shannon' varied from rank 11 to 722.