US Popularity:1290
Meaning:Rule; discipline; wolf cub
Cannon is a boy's name with ties to many origins, though its Irish roots are most striking. Its British origins place the name as a variation of the Latin canon, meaning "rule" or "discipline," as a tribute to followers of Canon law. However, across the shore on the emerald isle, Cannon is considered an anglicization of the Irish surname O'Canáin. Forged from the Gaelic cana, this rare title means "wolf cub"—infusing Cannon with a wild, unyielding spirit. That Cannon may also be a relative to the ancient artillery weapon only further complicates this formidable name. Exhibiting self-control, loyalty, and looming ferocity, Cannon is a name reserved for only the most bold-hearted.

Cannon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cannon is currently #2637 on The Bump
Boy:Cannon is currently #816 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cannon is currently #1290 in U.S. births
Boy:Cannon is currently #449 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 74
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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