No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:7
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Shannon is "wise one, river name".
It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "old river".
View the Shannon Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Shannon has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Shannon to other names.
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The name Shannyn is a form of Shannon.
Shannon falls into the water name category.
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Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.
Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.