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Popularity
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cannon

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Clergyman
  • #3185 All Time
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2k Canon (English)
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How popular is the baby name Cannon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1904 6 0 6
1916 5 0 5
1918 6 0 6
1919 6 0 6
1920 7 0 7
1922 5 0 5
1926 8 0 8
1927 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1950 7 0 7
1953 6 0 6
1962 5 0 5
1968 5 0 5
1969 12 0 12
1970 12 0 12
1971 14 0 14
1972 21 0 21
1973 21 0 21
1974 10 0 10
1975 9 0 9
1976 7 0 7
1977 14 0 14
1978 8 0 8
1979 8 0 8
1980 13 0 13
1981 11 0 11
1982 7 0 7
1983 10 0 10
1984 15 0 15
1985 13 0 13
1986 13 0 13
1987 13 0 13
1988 16 0 16
1989 16 0 16
1990 28 0 28
1991 23 0 23
1992 24 0 24
1993 30 9 21
1994 59 0 59
1995 59 5 54
1996 84 6 78
1997 73 0 73
1998 81 0 81
1999 95 0 95
2000 119 0 119
2001 134 7 127
2002 137 7 130
2003 196 5 191
2004 225 12 213
2005 264 7 257
2006 273 10 263
2007 322 7 315
2008 392 7 385
2009 404 5 399
2010 424 10 414
2011 497 5 492
2012 501 9 492
2013 499 9 490
2014 507 0 507
2015 475 7 468

Want to know about the popularity of the Cannon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,264 babies born with the name Cannon in the United States. That's more than enough Cannons to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). 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 507 babies.

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cannon" is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 322 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cannon popular?

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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.

Origin and Meaning of Cannon

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Cannon

Cannon Beach
Cannon Caucus Room
Cannon Design
Cannon House Office Building
Cannon Bard Theory
Cannon Fodder
Cannon Fuse
Cannon Road
Cannon Safe

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nonnac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cnnnoa". 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 Jun 14, 2004

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. 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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