US Popularity:2247
Canaan is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin. It’s an anglicisation of the Hebrew name Kena'an, which derives from the word kena, meaning “to be brought down by a heavy load.” By extension, it means “humble” or “subdued,” and can also mean “merchant.” In the Hebrew Bible, Canaan was a son of Ham and a grandson of Noah who founded the Canaanite tribe. They settled in the land of Canaan, which later conquered by Israel. This name has a long and fascinating history, and its meaning may remind baby to be humble when necessary, while still knowing their worth.

Canaan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Canaan is currently #1826 on The Bump
Boy:Canaan is currently #531 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Canaan is currently #2247 in U.S. births
Boy:Canaan is currently #775 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 276
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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