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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:male
Languages of use:English
Topics:Male and female
US 2012 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
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
USA decades1990-1999 572,  1980-1989 258,  1970-1979 111