US Popularity:16665
Other Origin(s):Chinese
Meaning:Goddess of Mercy
Kannen is a masculine name of Japanese origin, ideal for an old soul. Kannen is a variation of Kannon, the Japanese form of Kuan Yin, a Chinese Bodhisattva of mercy, who protects women and children and is the patron of sailors. A bodhisattva is an enlightened being who delays entering paradise to help others achieve enlightenment. Such compassion can only encourage baby to embark on a meaningful path. With a name steeped in origin and reverence, don’t be surprised if baby Kannen’s got some wise words for you once they start talking.

Kannen Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Kannen is currently #16665 in U.S. births
Boy:Kannen is currently #7962 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

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