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Gender: Male Origin of Cannon: Word name Cannon's Popularity in 2018: #538

The name Cannon is a boy's name of English origin. Cannon is ranked #538 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Switcher Machine".

From the experts:

Cannon sits amongst other weapon names like Colt, Pistol, Lance, and Remington. Definitely a name that offers bombast.

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Pop Culture References for the name Cannon

Canaan, Kanaan, Canon, Cannen, Kanon, Cannan

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SparkleNinja18 Says:


I knew a boy with this name... he was probably 4 or 5 and was exactly the kind of kid you'd expect to have been named after a weapon. He apparently tried to set one of his sister's stuffed animals on fire with a match.

nipnerb Says:


The idea of naming your child after a weapon kind of horrifies me.