Gender: Neutral
Origin: Irish
Meaning: Straw Worker
The name Shannon means Straw Worker and is of Irish origin. Shannon is name that's been used by parents who are considering unisex or non-gendered baby names--baby names that can be used for any gender.

From the Gaelic “O’Sionain,” an occupational surname for someone who worked with straw.

May also reference the longest river in Ireland, the Shannon. Possibly in reference to the Old Irish sen meaning "old, ancient."

Variations include: Shanon, Shannyn

People who like the name Shannon also like the names: Liam, Benjamin, William, Connor, Daniel, Patrick, Caleb, Natalie, Savannah, Charlotte, Olivia, Sophia, Lily, Hannah

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checkmark Shannon is currently #922 in U.S. births

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Shannon - Henry Gross