Name Shanon

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Shanon

Shanon is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Shanon

Shanon is a 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 Shanon

Shanon 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 Shanon

Variants of the name Shanon

Shannon

Shanon in the categories

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Name Statistic: Shanon is ranked #6312 overall

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 11125
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4004
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 13859
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 8189
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5569
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9418
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6701
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 11731
  • 🇫🇷 France: 4041
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 7042
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 13028
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4890
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 5072
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 12360
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2897
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1879
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 13120
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3884
Name Shanon

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