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

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Girl Name: Shanon

Name: Shanon
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-non\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shanon's also a boy name)
Meaning: old, ancient
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Shannin, Shannen, Shannan
Similar Names: Sharon, Shandon, Shavon
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1335
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 39248


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

The baby name Shanon sounds like Shannin, Shannen and Shannan. Other similar baby names are Sharon, Shandon and Shavon.


Shanon is a very popular first name for women (#1335 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#39248 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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