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Boy Name: Kannon

Name: Kannon
Pronunciation: \k(an)-non\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Japanese
Sounds Like: Cannon, Kanon, Gannon, Kennon
Variant forms: Kannan, Kannen

Description

Kannon \k(an)-non\ as a boy's name is pronounced KAN-en. It is of Japanese origin. Variant of Kuan-yin, the Buddhist deity of mercy. Kannan (Sanskrit) is a variant of Krishna.

Kannon has 2 variant forms: Kannan and Kannen.

Baby names that sound like Kannon are Cannon, Kanon, Gannon and Kennon.

Popularity

Kannon is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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