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Popularity
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cannon

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Clergyman
  • #3283 All Time
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2k Canon (English)
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How popular is the name "Cannon" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1904606
1916505
1918606
1919606
1920707
1922505
1926808
1927505
1946505
1950707
1953606
1962505
1968505
196912012
197012012
197114014
197221021
197321021
197410010
1975909
1976707
197714014
1978808
1979808
198013013
198111011
1982707
198310010
198415015
198513013
198613013
198713013
198816016
198916016
199028028
199123023
199224024
199330921
199459059
199559554
199684678
199773073
199881081
199995095
20001190119
20011337126
20021377130
20031965191
200422512213
20052647257
200627310263
20073227315
20083927385
20094045399
201042410414
20114975492
20125019492
20134979488
20145040504

Want to know about the populiarty of Cannon? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,783 babies born with the name Cannon in the United States. That's more than enough Cannons to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cannon" was in 2014 with a total of 504 babies.

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cannon" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 81 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cannon popular?




The map shows the relative popularity of the name Cannon in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cannon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cannon as well as things modernly associated with the name Cannon such as celebrities named Cannon.

English

Origin and Meaning of Cannon

The name "Cannon" is of English origin, and it means "Clergyman". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nonnac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nanocn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cannon born Dec 17, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 1025. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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