Shannon

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Female/Male Both Genders Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English name derived from the name of Irelands longest river which probably means 'old man river', from Irish sean = 'old'. The river was believed to personify an ancient water god [1] [2]

Related Names

Shannon ♀/♂
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Shannon
Genitive: Shannons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Shannon
Genitive: Shannonin
Partitive: Shannonia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Shannon
Genitive: Shannons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Shannon
Genitive: Shannons

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
88 124 70 98 18 26
Denmark Denmark[4]
93
n.a.
82
n.a.
11
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
43
n.a.
37
n.a.
6
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
86
n.a.
66
n.a.
20
Iceland Iceland[7]
2 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Shannon.


References

  1. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/