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Shannon

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Shannon

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Shannon in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Shannon:

  • Records indicate that 49,921 boys in the United States have been named Shannon since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1972, when 3,015 people in the U.S. were given the name Shannon. Those people are now 44 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


     

    Comments about the name Shannon

    80% Approval Rating
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      4 Positive Comments

  • "I am 37 years old. I am FEMALE. My name is Shannon. I have two younger sisters with pretty feminine names and as a kid i felt ripped off that my name was so ... blah! I thought it sounded flat and boring. I love my name at this age and get loads of compliments when i'm introduced to new people :)" Jan. 9, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "actually, its a BOYS name, it sounds boyish too! Its an irish boy name! I wish americans would stop naming their daughters this name, because its all MALE. Dumb parents!" Feb. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love iot but its a bit anoying having a girls name as wel it confuses people." Sep. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is shannon,and it was hell growing up.other children made fun of me ssssoooo much.it was hard. but it made me stronger,meaner, colder.now i kill kittens by hand at the SPCA." Mar. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "This name just doesn't sound right for a boy. It's SO much better for a girl!" Jan. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

      7 Neutral Comments

  • "I agree that this name sounds better as a boy's name. Never liked it for girls." Sep. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Shannon does not sound like a boy name. sorry i don't think any boys should be named shannon" Jun. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "its NOT a girls name! Its a BOYS name, that girls have taken over it. Its annoying." Nov. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Kinda sucked having a predominantly girls name, but it's cool now that I'm older." Oct. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my beloved's name is Shannon, and I always get a chance to pretend to be him when people call on the phone, because generally ask "is Ms. Black there?" and he's a boy Shannon. I love that his name is Shannon, although at 1st it did take a bit of time to not think it was weird that his name was a 'girl's' name. I have not met another boy Shannon. I like that!" Jul. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Before we named our son Shannon, I had never known a female named Shannon, but his name has been mistaken for a girls name more times than not. So I would advise eveyone to consider this before you choose a name." Jun. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm a 40 year old male and just the other day someone read my name on my uniform and started laughing and making a comment about "thats your name"? at me as they greated me at the door of their apartment to let me in to repaire some things. It's situations like that,that make me angry! Indianapolis Indiana." Feb. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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