Shannan

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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shannan

"Shannan" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Old". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Shannan

Shannan Ponton is a personal trainer. Shannan was born on December 23rd, 1973 in Australia.

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Shannan was born on May 12th, 1972 in Bulli, New South Wales.

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Shannan was born on December 12th, 1985 in Sydney.

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How popular is the baby name Shannan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 5 0
1952 6 6 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 15 15 0
1957 14 14 0
1958 15 15 0
1959 16 16 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 35 35 0
1962 23 23 0
1963 56 50 6
1964 46 46 0
1965 65 59 6
1966 87 80 7
1967 98 89 9
1968 171 160 11
1969 297 284 13
1970 305 283 22
1971 284 265 19
1972 257 237 20
1973 203 188 15
1974 188 164 24
1975 193 172 21
1976 248 233 15
1977 237 219 18
1978 220 196 24
1979 216 203 13
1980 198 187 11
1981 162 150 12
1982 169 159 10
1983 120 120 0
1984 130 125 5
1985 132 132 0
1986 86 81 5
1987 97 97 0
1988 74 67 7
1989 93 86 7
1990 62 62 0
1991 80 73 7
1992 90 90 0
1993 94 94 0
1994 90 85 5
1995 65 65 0
1996 50 50 0
1997 57 57 0
1998 40 40 0
1999 58 53 5
2000 29 29 0
2001 33 33 0
2002 25 25 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 13 13 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 6 6 0
2012 6 6 0

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Popularity of Shannan as a first name

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Popularity of Shannan as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Shannan

  • What name lists does Shannan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Shannan? Shannan is the 3,559th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shannan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,478 babies born with the first name Shannan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shannan to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shannan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shannan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shannan is Thursday, June 7th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Shannan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shannan was in 1969 with a total of 284 babies.
  • Random Shannan Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shannan is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Shannan: Your name in reverse order is Nannahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nananhs. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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