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Shannon Name Meaning

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Shannon meaning

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Meaning of Shannon :

Old, Ancient, Wise One, River Name

Origin of name Shannon :
Shannon Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with the name Shannon are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with name Shannon having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative.
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Shannon with popular Irish Surnames:

Shannon Kehoe,   Shannon Boland,   Shannon Benedict,   Shannon Shaw,   Shannon Budd


More About Irish Name : Shannon

  • It is of English origin and derived from the name of the Shannon River, the longest river in Ireland. It is composed of the Gaelic elements sean "old, wise" and abhann "river".

Famous Name Shannon

  • Shannon Shakespeare

    is a former international freestyle swimmer from Canada, who competed for her native country at two consequentive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. There she finished in 17th position in the 200 m Freestyle. During the late 1990s Shakespeare was a key member in the Canadian Freestyle Relay Teams.


Shannon Name also appears in following Origin(s): Hebrew, Gaelic, English, Irish, Hebrew, English

Shannon also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Dutch, English, French, Gaelic

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  • What does the name Shannon mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Old, Ancient, Wise One, River Name in Irish. Shannon also named in American, Dutch, English, French, Gaelic for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Shannon. What does the name Shannon mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Shannon. History of name and famous personality with Shannon will help to update our database and other website users.

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