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Name Shannon

Origin:From Old Irish words for old, wise and riverTools:

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About the name Shannon in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Topics:Male and female
US 2012 rank:#813     ... 814:Heather, 815:Nathaly, 816:Shannon, 817:Ariah, 818:Avah ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Shannon, Cannon, Hanno, Rhiannon, Shanna, Sharon     Details
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About Shannon/Shannon, the group of names with the same origin as Shannon

Language of origin:Old Irish
Info about origin, female:use of the longest river of Ireland as given name
 not used as a given name in Ireland itself
Words:sean = old, wise  Old Irish
 abhann = the river  Old Irish
Topics:Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:15:Shannon Scotland 1999,  111:Shannon USA 1970-1979
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Popularity lists that contain the name Shannon

SeriesRankings
England+Wales2007 90,  2006 71,  2005 59,  2004 54,  2003 35,  2002 31,  2001 26,  2000 22,  1999 21,  1998 18
England+Wales decades1994 33
Ireland2009 94,  2008 69,  2007 71,  2006 49,  2005 56,  2004 46,  2003 52,  2002 37,  2001 29,  2000 26,  1999 19,  1998 15
Scotland2010 194,  2009 140,  2008 105,  2007 63,  2006 51,  2005 41,  2004 35,  2003 30,  2002 23,  2001 16,  2000 14,  1999 15,  1998 9
Switzerland1997 274
USA decades1990-1999 72,  1980-1989 39,  1970-1979 211960-1969 121
USA yearly2012 813,  2011 705,  2010 686,  2009 562,  2008 482,  2007 436,  2006 357,  2005 301,  2004 256,  2003 226,  2002 186,  2001 172,  2000 158,  1999 121,  1998 104,  1997 85,  1996 80,  1995 73,  1994 60
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