The name Canaan is a boy's name . Canaan is ranked #742 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Biblical Place Names and discussed in our forums with posts like ""Down the Rabbit Hole": The Game of Bad Names".
From the experts:
Pronounced KAY-nan, this Old Testament place name has a strong modern feel. It was one of the fastest-rising names of 2015, breaking into the Top 1000.