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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Shannen

Name: Shannen
Pronunciation: \sh(an)-nen\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shannen's also a boy name)
Meaning: old, ancient
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Shannin, Shannan
Similar Names: Shannel, Shannea


Shannen \sh(an)-nen\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shannen), is a variant of Shannon (Gaelic), and the meaning of Shannen is "old, ancient".

The baby name Shannen sounds like Shannin and Shannan. Other similar baby names are Shannel and Shannea.


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

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