Shannon

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #920 in 2013 and #1018 in 2014.

Famous People

Shannon Elizabeth (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Shannon Lee (Movie Actress), Shannon Briggs (Movie Actor), Shannon Woodward (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Shannon Whirry (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Shannon Richardson (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Shannon Hoon (Singer), Shannon Lucio (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Meaning(s):

-The longest river in the British Isles, which flows through Ireland into the Atlantic Ocean.

-(chiefly US) ( male name -comes from the last names language-), from the last name or from the river.

-( female name -comes from the place names language-) that comes from the river; first used in the USA in early 20th century, and only recently in Ireland.

-(last name -comes from the Irish language-) of Irish origin, variant of Shanahan, anglicised from (Ó Seanaigh descendant of a person named Old).

In Manx

Meaning(s):

-The Shannon River