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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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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 133 7 126
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 497 9 488
2014 504 0 504

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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cannon" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 20 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 424 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 confident, no doubts here!

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for nice, need I say more?

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

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 "Cnanno". 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 Jan 16, 1965

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 Turkey approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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