Shannon Name Meaning

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Shannon Name Meaning



Meaning of Shannon
Old, Ancient, Wise One, River Name
Shannon Name Origin
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Babies are born swimmers

When babies are born, they can swim naturally. Babies also have the ability to hold their breath for a while. Unfortunately, they lose the ability of holding breath when they start growing up.

No salt tasting power

New born babies don’t feel food is very salty or without salt. Kidneys of a new born baby start developing properly at the age of 4 months. Since the kidneys are able to process sodium, hence you know!

Taste buds everywhere

New born babies are known to have taste buds at many places apart from the tongue i.e. the back, roof as well as the sides of the mouth. As they grow up, the sense of taste everywhere apart from tongue loses away!


Now if you are confused as to what this means, is simply stating that new born babies are able to clearly see things that are close to them. Hence they can only see close things properly. Maximum clear vision is up to 12 inches.

Born with blue eye colour

Most of the new born have blue eyes right after their birth. This is because of the absence of the melanin tissue during birth. After the age of six months or one year in some cases, the melanin tissue starts getting activated, changing their eye colour.

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".

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

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

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Famous Name Shannon

  • Shannon Higgins-Cirovski

    was a U.S. soccer midfielder who Higgins earned fifty-one caps with the United States between 1987 and 1991. She was a member of the U.S. team at the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup and is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.



Is The Name Trendy And Currently Popular? Not Too Popular Is It?

Another thing to keep in mind when naming your baby is whether the name is currently popular and trendy or not? Names like Calista and Leonardo are of all the rage, thanks to Ally McBeal - the hit TV series and Titanic - the movie.



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