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379th most popular unisex name in the UK
124 recorded births
User rating: ( 3.76 from 246 votes )
Additional information about the name Shannon:
The name Shannon comes from the river Shannon in Ireland. The Gaelic for 'old river' is 'seanan', hence the name. It is unknown why this name has spread and become so well-adopted. Shannon Elizabeth (actress) is one famous namesake.
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