The name Canaan is a boy's name . Canaan is ranked #667 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Biblical Place Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Least Favorite - B/G Twins with middles".
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, and in 2016 kept rising to a Number 667 finish.