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Meaning and origin
Shannon is a Irish mixed name. The meaning of the name is `little old wise one`.


Where is it used?
The name Shannon is mainly used in English.

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  1. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Shannon has 3 n's and 7 letters!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People calling me Sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Sarah
    Extra information:
    Shannon is a girls name for sure although I have met a boy shannon
  2. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Well I have 3 letter added to mine. My dad original name is Shannon he named me La Shannona. (the state of Texas re named me La Shannon) I guess its the feminine version. but I still get called Shannon, or Shay.
    The worst thing about the name:
    No body can say it right, Just because my skin is black, people always adding a freaking D where the S is.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Well I don't know. I love my name.
    Extra information:
    Shannon is a wonderfull name. And it has many meanings but mainly wise is the most frequent, and I like that one!
  3. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its irish
    The worst thing about the name:
    People mistake it for sharon and people call me shan and then they think my name is shantelle
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Lauren
    Extra information:
    I love my name but hate it when it gets shortand
  4. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Shan shan sha nay nay
    The worst thing about the name:
    The wisdom ends with the name
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Timbit
    Extra information:
    I want peanut butter m and m's
  5. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    vertaling-reactie was oprecht. Deed me meeetn terugdenken aan Toppop, als er een liedje met inhoud werd getoond. Ik dacht letterlijk: Aggossie, toen ik het weer zag. Op een positieve manier.De vraag die ik daarna stelde was daarentegen bedoeld als grapje. Alles wordt bijna letterlijk vertaald en als de meisjes dan op een duidelijk andere manier 674x And we're in the right zingen, wordt dat niet vertaald.
    The worst thing about the name:
    vertaling-reactie was oprecht. Deed me meeetn terugdenken aan Toppop, als er een liedje met inhoud werd getoond. Ik dacht letterlijk: Aggossie, toen ik het weer zag. Op een positieve manier.De vraag die ik daarna stelde was daarentegen bedoeld als grapje. Alles wordt bijna letterlijk vertaald en als de meisjes dan op een duidelijk andere manier 674x And we're in the right zingen, wordt dat niet vertaald.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    vertaling-reactie was oprecht. Deed me meeetn terugdenken aan Toppop, als er een liedje met inhoud werd getoond. Ik dacht letterlijk: Aggossie, toen ik het weer zag. Op een positieve manier.De vraag die ik daarna stelde was daarentegen bedoeld als grapje. Alles wordt bijna letterlijk vertaald en als de meisjes dan op een duidelijk andere manier 674x And we're in the right zingen, wordt dat niet vertaald.
    Extra information:
    vertaling-reactie was oprecht. Deed me meeetn terugdenken aan Toppop, als er een liedje met inhoud werd getoond. Ik dacht letterlijk: Aggossie, toen ik het weer zag. Op een positieve manier.De vraag die ik daarna stelde was daarentegen bedoeld als grapje. Alles wordt bijna letterlijk vertaald en als de meisjes dan op een duidelijk andere manier 674x And we're in the right zingen, wordt dat niet vertaald.
  6. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    When people hear it, they don't think manly or girly... It can be a good name for any personality. It also suits me better than any other name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People spell it wrong, they call me Sharon, and they say my name is weird. I don't care too much though.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It wouldn't have ever been anything else.
    Extra information:
    I like that some people love it and some hate it. That shows it's not a boring name, but one that you think about.
  7. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Uh well it's okay
    The worst thing about the name:
    It is old fashioned
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Gah! my name would have been Shannon boy or girl. I am a girl, so my middle name is Marie, and if I were a boy it would have been Joe. AH they also gave me my brothers initials and we have the same amount of letters in our names.
    Extra information:
    I see that there aren't many babies nowadays with the name Shannon...
  8. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its not a common name
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always mistake me for being irish
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i couldnt think of a better name :)
    Extra information:
  9. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    i like my name small and wise
    The worst thing about the name:
    the name can be female or male?
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    elisabeth maria
    Extra information:
    no
  10. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's MY name ;;) :D
    The worst thing about the name:
    People calling me Sharon or Shan 3-|
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It'd be Tristan ... And I'm a girl (._. )
    Extra information:
    It means wise one...I'm not wise :| ... :]Y
  11. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It Keeps me unique and it helps to make the occasional girls name joke
    The worst thing about the name:
    People think im lying. it doesnt help with friends saying 'tell him your real name chris' not because its a unisex name, just people dont belive you
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I'd definitely have something unique and underrated like Destry
    Extra information:
    If your a boy/guy with the name Shannon, being hated on for it isnt really an issue. especially after 17 years of it. you get the hang after the first 4 maybe 5 years
  12. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I like that it is kind of unique - i do not know too many Shannon's! I think the name has a nice, calm, sound to it!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always ask me if i'm irish when i am not! also, i strongly dislike when people mistaken it for Sharon (that happens often)
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would have been named Devin
    Extra information:
    I used to not like my name, but now i feel it is beautiful and unique. i would not change it :)
  13. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its a lovely mame
    The worst thing about the name:
    The name makes me feel shorter in height
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    If my name wasn't shannon it wuld be kul called nicole
    Extra information:
    At least I ve a mame
  14. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's not harsh sounding and flows nicely
    The worst thing about the name:
    The fact that it is also a boys name...to it shouldn't be
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would've been called called Amanda Jolene...Mandy Jo for short. Glad I had a cousin that was named Mandy 10 months before I was born
    Extra information:
    I have no Irish blood in me that I'm aware of...I have Dutch blood. And aside from my name being Irish I also gave my son an Irish name (Aidan) without realizing until after lol
  15. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its just fun and unique!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing really...lol
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    My mom wouldhavenamed me mandy.
    Extra information:
    My name is actually spelled 'shanon' abs i loveit..... its even more different and unique!
  16. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    its worthit.
    The worst thing about the name:
    its a boys name.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    rhiannon
    Extra information:
  17. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Nothing Rhymes With It So People Cant Insult You ;]
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Jack Or Kimberly :|
    Extra information:
  18. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's Unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    Guys have it too :-/ and people like to call me Sharon :-/
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it would be Brittnay :-/
    Extra information:
    Shannon is an awesome name! it's unique and better than common names like Ashley and Brittnay! Not dissing those names but there is a lot of them!
  19. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    shannons are beautiful and unique
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:

    Extra information:
  20. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Because its 'myname;
    The worst thing about the name:
    its irish 3-|
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would have been called georgia ...
    Extra information:
    Anyone who disses my name can go mot someone gebal style //
  21. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I didn't know it was an Irish name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Most people spell it wrong and say Sharon instead.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It would be Cailey.
    Extra information:
    It sounds sencible.
  22. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    its got 3 n's
    The worst thing about the name:
    its boring
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would be the same
    Extra information:
    i would like i unqiue name that stands out but not stupid .
  23. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Nothing
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its a girl an boy name
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Any name but shannon
    Extra information:
    Yuck
  24. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Everything..It has 7 letters, it starts with S, It has special meanings..It looks organized..Just cool the way IT IS!
    The worst thing about the name:
    some people often misspelled it.. they might say it sharon or shanna or even salomon! lol
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I don't want it..i really like Shannon...
    Extra information:
    I'm Shannon..I'm not Irish but i'm Chinese-Indonesian. Being Shannon is really cool. It makes you special, and happy every time you see the word SHANNON
  25. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    it's different to any other name , and i only know 1 boy named shannon
    The worst thing about the name:
    I think of shannon as a boy name ( i am a girl ). And people always spell my name wrong
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    my name was always going to be shannon if i was a girl, but if i was a boy it was going to be Shane or Sahquille.
    Extra information:
    i am not from an irish background at all, i am aboriginal. and it is a really cool name. umm my dad used to get called shannon when he was little ( his name is shane). haha love the name SHANNON!!!! :)
  26. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's unusual, pretty, it's a cute name when you're a baby and child, but it's also a beautiful, sensible name for an adult, and not something like 'Poppy', when you're like forty-five years old.
    The worst thing about the name:
    My name is spelt, 'Shannan', instead of the O at the end, so people often spell it wrong, and people sometimes think my name is Sharon, but that doesn't happen all the time and most people understand that my name's Shannan when I say it to them, lol
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I don't think my parents had any other name...I dread to think what else I would have been called, lol!
    Extra information:
    I'm blonde-haired, green-eyed, and English/Irish!.
  27. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It isn't easy to come up with silly ryhmes to tease you with.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It is a bi-gender name.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I'm told it would have been Nicole.
    Extra information:
    Being named Shannon is all good. Unfortunaetly people mistake you for Sharon or Shauna and if you say the name Janet quick it sounds like Shannon. I love my name!
  28. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I don't know anyone else with the name shannon
    The worst thing about the name:
    the fact that people mistake it for sharon or misspell it: shanan, shannan, shanon, you get it...
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It would be some weird irish name
    Extra information:
    I love my name!! (:
  29. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I begins with an 'S'
    The worst thing about the name:
    See in 'if my name wasn't Shannon - or - Any thing else' box(s) for my comment
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    My name is not Shannon my names Sophie. ;)
    Extra information:
    Let me point out that my name is Sophie not Shannon. I'm not being stereotypical when i say this but all the Shannons/Shannans that i know are mean ******* - you can Probably guess what i said- and again sorry if your name is Shannon and your not mean
  30. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I spell my name ShannAn and my mother's name is in my name :) her name is Ann
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everybody assumes its ShannOn even when I spell it they still seem to spell it wrong!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    If my name wasn't Shannan my mother said it would have been Heather or Natasha
    Extra information:
    I love that I don't spell my name with an 'O' the fact that I'm not Irish.. My whole name is Shannan Erika Pearson..
  31. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's quite unusual..my name is spelt Shannan instead of Shannon
    The worst thing about the name:
    People sometimes mistake the name for Sharon, and spelling my name Shannon when it's Shannan..LOL. I never find any of those drinks bottles with the name 'Shannan' on it.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Apparently, my mother & father didn't have any other name..LOL
    Extra information:
    It's the besttttt...Shannon's are hotttt
  32. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It sounds like Gaelic royalty
    The worst thing about the name:
    People reading my name assume I'm a girl, and I am not
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I'd be Patrick
    Extra information:
    No, I'm not of Irish heritage. I'm of French heritage and live in Louisiana
  33. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    That when people meet me for the first time, they always say, Oh you look like a Shannon (i guess its bc I have red hair and I'm Irish)
    The worst thing about the name:
    That its a boys name too
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it was going to be some god awful other Irish name like Greta, Gubtha, or Maureen
    Extra information:
    I didnt realize till I was older how unique it is and I'm glad my parents gave it to me =)
  34. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It is unique and not many peopleare called Shannon.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Sharon, or people spelling it with only one 'n'.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would have been called Jordan, but I wouldnt mind being called Marie.
    Extra information:
    I like being 'Shannon', I am who I am, if you don't like it, get over it!
  35. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    everyone at scholl dosen't have the name shannon so i am the odd one out
    The worst thing about the name:
    some poeple make a mick of it
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    blood duh
    Extra information:
    i love all of ya who like's the name who dosen't well you get the picture :p
  36. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It suits me and it's easy
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people pronounce it wrong!!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would be called Pricilla
    Extra information:
    --
  37. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    is unique in the philippine islands
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called sharon or canon. or misstresses it. i hate people making fun of my name, making fun of me.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would be called May Belle. Lame
    Extra information:
    i'm shannon and everybody loves me.
  38. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It suits me to a T
    The worst thing about the name:
    People calling me Janet
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:

    Extra information:
    Short with Auburn Hair, brown eyes,creative, unique & bubbly!
  39. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    You can't really make fun of it unless your rhyming with cannon...
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always call me Janet (I don't get it)!!! and Sharon sometimes.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It was going to be Autumn which is what I have named my daughter :)
    Extra information:
    I changed the spelling to Shannen because too many people had my name for my birth year!
  40. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    that it souts who i am
    The worst thing about the name:
    im not sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    my mum never told me it
    Extra information:
    i like cats and its awesome im part irish
  41. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It sounds very strong and independant.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I AM NOT SHARON!!!!!!!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    My parents were gonna name me claire. 0_o
    Extra information:
    The only other Shannons i've met was a guy and a lesbian!!!
  42. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    strong kind irish name
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    if i was a male alexzander but i am not so shannon it is
    Extra information:
  43. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's a very pretty, feminine name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Sometimes people call me Sharon and they don't spell it right sometimes
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It just couldn't be anything else because my parents didn't have any other names
    Extra information:
    I love my name and it isn't really that common
  44. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    to me when u hear that name u think of something happy like sunshines :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    the worst thing about it that it's a very common name and their are few good nicknames that comes with it
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    my mom said she would of named me jade..... so glad she didn't
    Extra information:
    shannon is a great name!ppl tell me that i have a wonderful name..it's a very common name but i usually see very good looking ppl with this name ..:)
  45. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I was named after my fathers best friend that passed away and was told that i used to love him when i was a baby.
    The worst thing about the name:
    When I was growing up people in school teased me about my name. My whole name is Shannon Ann Allen and I had a boy in my class with the name Allan so the would sing Shannon Ann Allen sitting in the tree k.i.s.s.i.n.g.you know the rest of the story goes it was so embarrasing.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It would have been Marquita and to me that is one of the most ugliest names. Happy mom didn't name me!
    Extra information:
    I just love my name.
  46. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I don't know that many people who have the same name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    there arent very many nicknames for it :(
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It would probably be shawn or Jennifer(because thats my middle name).
    Extra information:
    Shannon is the best name ever!
  47. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its MY name of course!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Sharon, Janet, or Shawna for some reason lol
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would hope my parents had more names so i wouldnt just be called it lol... after all a girl has her pride...
    Extra information:
    I was called shanna-bannana when i was little... and now a friend loves to call me Shannana :D got to love ur friends :D
  48. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It is a unisex name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its too common
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I always wanted to be a samantha, or jessica
    Extra information:
    I was named after the Shannon river in Ireland.
  49. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It has celtic origin, and my family is mostly celtic!
    The worst thing about the name:
    I get called either sharon, or shireen, or siobhan
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would be called amelia
    Extra information:
    Did u know that shannon was an ancient celtic demon-slaying goddess?
  50. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    its unique and different.
    The worst thing about the name:
    people mistake my name for sharon or janet.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would eiher be aina or megan.
    Extra information:
    its a beautiful name. people always tell me that
  51. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its such a great name, and i got the name from my uncle Shannon :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    It ryhmes with the name Shana and people get me and my friend Shana mixed up.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Then i would have to be called my other name, Summer, my whole name is Shannon Summer Lynn Collins Brown.
    Extra information:
    I know plenty of Shannons, and as far as i know, everyone loves the name cuz its a beautiful name.
  52. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its original both where i was born and where im living now.
    The worst thing about the name:
    SHARON! ARGH! also the only other people i've met named shannon where i live are fat old guys. and im like young and skinny.... O.o
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i dont know what it would be.
    Extra information:
    Uhm not all shannons are red-heads or blondes. or just irish. Im brunette and im irish, hispainic, native american, finnish, scandanavian, german, and of course british. so yeah.
  53. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    it's very pretty and not many people have it
    The worst thing about the name:
    being mistaken for sharon. sharon is such and ugly name and plus one of my neighbor's name is sharon.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it would be Shenandoah. its a good thing my mom did not know how to spell it
    Extra information:
  54. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its gorgeous!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Sometimes people think im saying sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would be upset b/c I would get stuck with some kind of nickname-which I hate nicknames
    Extra information:
    Shannon rules!!!
  55. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    its amazing and not common
    The worst thing about the name:
    they call me sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    id be blythe
    Extra information:
    love all shannons
  56. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Because its a beautiful name
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It wouldve been Marie Clare
    Extra information:
  57. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Not that many people have it werei live
    The worst thing about the name:
    not that many nicknames for it
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would'd have a name lol
    Extra information:
  58. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    teh name comes with built in wisdom!
    The worst thing about the name:
    my mom got it from a little boy in the fish market! LOL!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it would be Erin
    Extra information:
    All Shannon's are GREAT!!!!!
  59. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I am also called shannon Lee and its great
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called shann i h8 it and i ask to be called shazza
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    if i was a boy it wud be jake Shanni Smith and a girl Lee Shannon Smith
    Extra information:
    its da bomb:P
  60. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    they call me on differen namr that has the same rhyming as shannon
    The worst thing about the name:
    peeps think am a china becouse of the lee
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it would be lee
    Extra information:
    its the best name ever
  61. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its Celtic & its not common where i come from.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Im used to being called Shan, so if Shannon is called out, i think im in trouble!!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i'd be upset if it wasnt Shannon!
    Extra information:
    im short, blonde and blue-eyed..love to party, laugh & chat..EVERYBODY knows Shannon;-) LOL.
  62. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    its unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    when people think my name is sharon? :(
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it would definitly be Ariel (my middle name)
    Extra information:
    Shanabanana!! :)
  63. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I love my name ! It is not too common but still popular at the same time. My full name is Shannon Elizabeth.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People thinking I am saying Sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it would be Aurora or Selena...
    Extra information:
    Thanks mom !
  64. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    My name is also Shannon Lee, to whoever just wrote that! I love my name, and I love that's it not so common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People mistaking it for Janet or Sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It would be Lauren Nicole..yuck
    Extra information:
    Love my mom!
  65. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    i like the name even though my name is shannon-lee
    The worst thing about the name:
    dont no my mam calls me bird
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    dont no wat it would be
    Extra information:
  66. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    its not a commom name
    The worst thing about the name:
    people calling me Sharon, or Shan or Shanna etc..
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    god I dont know I have been Shannon for nearly 40 years. I wouldnt want another name..
    Extra information:
    hmmm not that I have known many other Shannon's but the few tat I have known.. besides me of course.. 3 are guys, 1 is a blonde.. but really Shannon is here middle nae so that doesnt count I have never met a redheaded Shannon... so from my experience they are usually Brunette.. but then again I am the ony girl that I ever met that is a Shannon other than the one that went by Shannon but her name was really Merideth..
  67. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Its my name!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Absolutly nothin
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Well if I were a boy my name was gonna be shanne!
    Extra information:
  68. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    it is a cute name i have brown hair i really suit the name and i am part Irish
    The worst thing about the name:
    people sometimes call me sharon and i hate that !
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    my mum's name is sophie so i think i would like to be called sophie or holly.
    Extra information:
    I LOVE MY NAME ::: :)
  69. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    i was names after my aunt
    The worst thing about the name:
    peopel call me shana man or shanna han
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    i would be kevin
    Extra information:
    i am the only shannon in my school its kinda cool there arnt many shannons arount
  70. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I love the meaning, small & wise...fits me perfectly!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People constantly call me Sharon, which I dont like
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would be Rachel Lynn..I like this name too but Shannon is better
    Extra information:
    It's not very common...:)
  71. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I look like one because i have ginger hair!
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people call you Shanny!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would like to be called Amy!
    Extra information:
    It is a very strong and also very cute!
  72. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I look like one because i have ginger hair!
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people call you Shanny!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would like to be called Amy!
    Extra information:
    It is a very strong and also very cute!
  73. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It not very common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Sharon or Slannon. I absolutely could not convince a lady that my name wasn't Slannon.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would be a boy named Sean. It was always Shannon as a girl
    Extra information:
    Beautiful name that reminds me of a quiet river
  74. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    sounds strong
    The worst thing about the name:
    I look more like a Sharon so when I tell people my name, they assume that I said sharon
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I love Rockell. but my name is my name I love it too.
    Extra information:
    I met a male with the same first and middle name as me : Shannon Lee (I do have a boy's name) dang it. Oh.well...still loving it.
  75. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's pretty uncommon, lots of nicknames.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always think I say Sharon or Janet on the phone lol
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It would be Lauren Nicole...yuck.
    Extra information:
    Pretty name
  76. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It means 'small and wise', which i am both. i like that it's unisex. perfect name for the modern queer ;-)
    The worst thing about the name:
    people calling me sharon.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    it would have been sarah. i would like to go by shain.
    Extra information:
    i love my name.
  77. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Food name for child and adult, not overly common
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    My dad also liked Karen
    Extra information:
    I have never wished I had a different name!
  78. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    Rarely anywun has it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Sharon -.-
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    It would have been Samantha.
    Extra information:
    Bitches
  79. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It is quite unique where I live. not too many of us!
    The worst thing about the name:
    people often misspell it or call me Sharon instead
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I would like Amy.
    Extra information:
    I know another Shannon who is a male who has the same first and last name as me.
  80. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It isn't a common name
    The worst thing about the name:
    people spell my name wrong because it is spelt shannan
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    no
    Extra information:
    thanks mum for a lovely name
  81. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I was born on St Patricks day, therefore the Irish Name
    The worst thing about the name:
    shenandoah, I think that was the worst one as a kid
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    My signature..:O)
    Extra information:
    wasn't a bad name growing up, and doesn't sound to Kid like as an adult.
  82. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    sounds nice
    The worst thing about the name:
    too many n's
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    my identity!
    Extra information:
  83. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It shows my Irish heritage.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It can be a boys or girls name. I hate that!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Nope.
    Extra information:
  84. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's a good kid name and adult name. And I don't find it that common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Shanny I hated it as a kid
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    don't know any different
    Extra information:
  85. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    It's a strong sounding name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I can't think of one. I love my name.
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    I don't think my name has played a role in who I am or what I have become.
    Extra information:
    I think it's a cute name for a kid and a strong name for an adult. Not many names are like that.
  86. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    I have red hair so I truly look like a Shannon.
    The worst thing about the name:
    There's not any!
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:
    Everything.Lol!
    Extra information:
  87. The best thing about the name Shannon:
    nothing
    The worst thing about the name:
    its a name for both sexes
    If my name wasn`t Shannon....:

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Actors named Shannon
Shannon in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Shannon
The name Shannon appears in the name list top 1000 for both male and female. Below you can find the statistics for both sexes.

Shannon as a boys name
Shannon doesn`t appear in 2007`s top-1000 name list.
The last time Shannon appeared in the top-1000 was 2 years ago, in 2006. It ranked #982 in that year. . 1970 was a `top year` for the name Shannon. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #128. The last time Shannon appeared among the most common names was in 1950. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
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2006982
2005910
2004874
2003845
2002742
2001804
2000723
1999602
1998649
1997596
1996577
1995525
1994504
1993526
1992465
1991435
1990429
1980184
1970128
1960470
1950717
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Shannon as a girls name
Shannon appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 436. In the last 128 years Shannon has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 10 times. 1970 was a `top year` for the name Shannon. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #22. The last time Shannon appeared among the most common names was in 1940. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007436
2006359
2005303
2004256
2003226
2002183
2001171
2000152
1999118
1998104
199785
199680
199573
199460
199353
199265
199171
199068
198029
197022
1960288
1950408
1940851
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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shannon
love it !
Shannon
I love the name Shannon. My mummy is called Sharon so some people get confused!
shannon mckinnon
i think the name shannon is a cool name i mean who else can have both a boy or girl name also most shannon's are blond
Shannon Dantzler
Correction...most shannons are red heads..its an irish name!!
MELISSA ANN SHANNON
iRISH BLOOD BABY
shannon-lee
the lee makes the shannon interesting
Shannon
I love the name Shannon. I also love my middle name, Meredith. :)
Shannon Summer Lynn Collins Brown
Shannon is a wonderful name, im not irish, i am native american, and most of the Shannons i know are burnette, i am also a burnette. its a lovely name, im glad i was named after my uncle Shannon.
Shannon Kuhn
I love my name.. i am blonde although at the end ofthe day it doesnt matter what hair colour yo have.. it doesnt make the name.. we make it? so in general.. all Shannon's are super AWESOME hehe*
Shannon
I love my name=]and yes im Irish=]Loving it=]I've got 7 generations worth of Irish blood=] Soo love the name you've got cause you'll always have it=]
Shannon
I know more than one Shannon and they are not irish with red hair including me i'm African American with dark brown hair.
Shannon
The name is very feminine and sweet just like my daughter Shannon who is wise beyond her years, she has been here before!!!
Henry
I think the name Shannon is a boys name that is it. where did the meaning of that name came from??
Shannon
I hate being called sharon, or when people spell it with only one 'n'.
Sophie
I feel sorry for you if your a boy and your called shannon. on efence if you like the name for a boy
Shannon
if i was a boy my name was going to be nolan
Shannon :o)
As hard as they try to make us, we Shannons never really go out of style! ;o)
shanonj
i love my name... it is kondof amazing, not gunna lie... and correction... most shannon's are blonde.... blondes are irish too.
shannon
i don't like it but if your name was different then you would not like that. no one actully like anything they have only what other people have. !
shannon
who ever disses my name can just go die , because my name is aces !
shannon young
the name shannon is so amazing
shannon :)
the meaning is god is gracius its a beautiful name and its origeon is mid evil
shannon dmitrievna shirokova
half irish half russian woo
shannon
My name is just great . My nickname is Shan / Shaz and i love it sooo much
Shannon Kimberly Chelsea Matthew
I really love my name if my mom didn't name me Shannonit would have been Kimberly but Shannon is a beautiful name and it goes good with any last name well what I've seen lol all the Shannon's in the world Should be proud of themselves and love their name and its Irish you don't really see black Shannon's their mostly white but still I think Shannon's are great and beautiful and for the boy's handsome SHANNON!!!!! :D And Shannen's are very rare like the actress Shannen Dorothy and Shannan's their still close to Shannon love all you guys :D
Shannon
I think Shannon is a very fun bubbly name with a tomboy sound. I like my name
Shannon
What's wrong with it being Irish? I'm Irish. And what's wrong with it also being a boys name? I think it's cool and edgy for a lad.
Shannon
I HATE when people call me, Sharon. They can see my name spelled out and still call me, Sharon.
shannon
i love my name
Shannon
Red headed and Scottish Irish. For the win. o/
Shannon
The name Shannon sounds smart.. Then name itself means the wise one.. The name sounds special and indeed the person is special...
Shannen
Shannon Hoon
shannon
i love the meanin of my name another meaning is little wise owl
Shannon Marie St.Louis
i love my name, and I love the fact that it's unisex i know many shannon's and they're all brunette and or red heads. after all, we're all little wise owls ;)
shannon
Love the name.. But hate when people call me shan or sharon


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