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Gender: Male Meaning of Kanan: "merchant" Origin of Kanan: Arabic

The name Kanan is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "merchant". Kanan and is often added to user-created lists like Unusual Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That".

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Kanan is a popular name in the Middle East and one that is both exotic and easily translated to the English speaking world.

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Pop Culture References for the name Kanan

Kanan Jarrus - Star Wars Rebels