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Name Shannon

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

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Topics:Male and female
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Shannon, Shannen, Brannon, Cannon, Gannon, Hanno, Kannon, 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,  892:Shannen USA 1993
Name variants:Shannen, Shannon, Shannon   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 572,  1980-1989 258,  1970-1979 111
USA yearlyGraph2006 976,  2005 910,  2004 870,  2003 844,  2002 741,  2001 800,  2000 723,  1999 602,  1998 645,  1997 598,  1996 575,  1995 524,  1994 5021993 525