The given name Channing derived from an English and Irish surname. It is a first name since the late 20th century, especially in the US. Channing is a name for boys and seldom for girls.
Channing means “people from Cana” (from Old English “caningas”), with Cana being a nickname for a place, but historians aren’t exactly sure where. Besides, Channing means “young wolf” or “wolf cub” (from Gaelic “cann”).
The name Channing is ranked #8203 overall.
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