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


Shanon is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name 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).

What is the meaning of the name 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


Popularity of the name Shanon

The name Shanon is ranked #7871 overall.

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