Shannon - Meaning Of Shannon, What Does Shannon Mean?

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Shannon Meaning


What does Shannon mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Shannon is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Shannon is "wise one, river name".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "old river".

Shannon is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Sha-nnon.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1018  in baby name popularity for girls with 255 occurrences.  It ranked 1775 in popular baby names for boys with 84 occurrences. 

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.


Variants of the name Shannon include Shannan, Shannen, Shanon.

The name Shannyn is a form of Shannon.

Shannon falls into the water name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Shannon in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Shannon in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Shannon in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Shannon Numerology page.

Shannon Numerology
Shannon in Hieroglyhics
Shannon in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

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.

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