US Popularity:1336
Origin:Japanese
Other Origin(s):Chinese
Meaning:Kuan-yin; Compassion
Kannon is a unique boy’s name of Japanese origin. The name is the Japanese form of Kuan-yin, a bodhisattva—or a person who is on the path to enlightenment—of compassion. In the Chinese culture, Kuan-yin is regarded as the protector of both women and children, as well as the patron of sailors. Baby Kannon can take a lot of inspiration from his name’s meaning that can carry him through his entire life.

Kannon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kannon is currently #3515 on The Bump
Boy:Kannon is currently #2382 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Kannon is currently #1933 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kannon is currently #1336 in U.S. births
Boy:Kannon is currently #1383 in U.S. births
Girl:Kannon is currently #19765 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#19776
in 2022
- 3949
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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