English or Irish
"people of Cana or wolf cub"

Channing Origin and Meaning

The name Channing is a boy's name of English, Irish origin meaning "people of Cana or wolf cub".

Channing is a sophisticated surname name whose use is probably linked to actor Channing Tatum and Channing Crowder, former linebacker for the Miami Dolphins.

# 913 in the US

Channing Rank in US Top 1000

# 1485 on Nameberry

Channing Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Channing Popularity

Famous People Named Channing

  • Channing Matthew TatumAmerican actor
  • Channing Thomas FryeAmerican basketball player
  • Channing Harris CoxAmerican politician; 49th Governor of Massachusetts
  • (Randolph) Channing CrowderAmerican NFL player
  • Channing Moore WilliamsAmerican bishop and missionary in China and Japan
  • Channing HansenAmerican artist; brother of singer Beck Hansen
  • Channing PollockAmerican magician and actor
  • Channing "Chan" Carson LowAmerican cartoonist; son of actress Carol Channing
  • Channing ToneyAmerican basketball player; son of basketball player Andrew Toney

Channing in Pop Culture

  • Channing Creighton "C.C." Capwellcharacter on American soap "Santa Barbara"
  • ChanningTX, town in the Texas panhandle