Name Channing Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Channing


Channing is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Channing thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Channing?

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.

What does the name Channing mean?

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”).

Pronunciation of Channing

Popularity of the name Channing

The name Channing is ranked #8203 overall.

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