US Popularity:25483
Meaning:The old fort
A rare place name ideal for honoring Irish heritage, Shandon is considered gender-neutral and derives from several settlements throughout Cork, Ireland. From An Seandún, Shandon means “the old fort,” embodying the ancientness of Irish history. Parents may adore the song “The Bells of Shandon” by Father Prout, which was written in the 19th century. This affectionate piece sings of adoration for the chiming of St. Anne's Church near the River Lee in Cork City. Whether baby has an old soul or giggles as “wild” as the Shandon bells, this charming name is for the joyful tot full of “magic spells.”

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