What does Canaan mean?
The meaning of Canaan is "biblical place name, humbled, subdued".
It is also of Hurrian origin, where its meaning is "purple".
Canaan is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ca-naan.
The Given Name Canaan
Canaan falls into the biblical name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Canaan Smith.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 744 in baby name popularity for boys with 317 occurrences. It ranked 12,937 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.
View the Canaan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Canaan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Canaan to other names.
Canaan Related Names
- Canaan ~ Biblical Character (Gen. 10:6)
- Canaan Smith ~ Country Musician
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Canaan Name Fun
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