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Gender: Unisex Meaning: Old river Origin: Gaelic Pronunciation: SHAN nun Related Names: Shanon

Shannon: Popularity

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3822nd most popular unisex name in the UK

124 recorded births
in 2012

User rating:  Star: on Star: on Star: on Star: on Star: off ( 3.63 from 298 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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