Meaning:Wise river
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 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.
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