US Popularity:2718
Meaning:Wise river; Possessor of wisdom; Old river; Old
The gender-neutral name Shannon is a lovely combination of the Irish name Sionainn, meaning "possessor of wisdom," and the phrase sean-amhan, meaning "old" or "old river." Together, they form the intriguing meaning of "wise river." River Shannon is also the longest river in the British Isles, adding to its natural grace. With a name like Shannon, your little water baby is sure to grow up with a love for nature and a fierce desire to explore the Emerald Isle.

Shannon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Shannon is currently #1572 on The Bump
Boy:Shannon is currently #1126 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Shannon is currently #867 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Shannon is currently #2718 in U.S. births
Boy:Shannon is currently #6656 in U.S. births
Girl:Shannon is currently #3533 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 330
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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