Name Shannen

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Shannen

Shannen is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Shannen

Shannen is a feminine variant of the unisex name Shannon, which is an Anglicized form of the Irish name Sionainn. The given name derived from the name of the longest river of Ireland (Abha an tSionainn).

Meaning of Shannen

Shannen means “old river” and “wise river” (from Old Irish “sen” = old/ancient + “abann” = river), but as well “possessor or wisdom”. Because the suffix “-ain” indicates a diminutive in Irish, the name is often mistranslated as “little wise one”.

Pronunciation of Shannen

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Name Statistic: Shannen is ranked #12122 overall

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 8542
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 6410
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 9956
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 14159
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 14275
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 10349
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 10448
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 8894
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 889
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3952
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 6296
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 14014
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6518
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 14252
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 283
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 12494
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2645
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 14030
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4897
Name Shannen

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