Canaan

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1201 in 2013 and #1076 in 2014.

Famous People

Canaan Smith (Singer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From the Latin Chanaān, from Ancient Greek Χαναάν ‎(Khanaán), from Hebrew כְּנַעַן ‎(k'ná'an).

Meaning(s):

-A grandson of Noah.

-An historic region of the Middle East, roughly equivalent to Palestine.

-(rare) ( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-) of biblical origin.