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Gender: M Origin of Kannon: Word or deity name Kannon's Popularity in 2015: #850

Kannon, the name of actor Kevin James' son born in 2011, seems at first glance to be a kre8if spelling of bad boy name Cannon. But Kannon is also the name of the Buddhist god (and sometime goddess) of mercy and compassion, a very different image from the big gun. Either way, it made its way into the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013, and was one of the year's fastest-rising names. It has risen more than 50 places each year since.

Famous People Named Kannon

Kannon Valentine James (b. 2011), son of Kevin James

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