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Gender: Male Origin of Kannon: Word or deity name Kannon's Popularity in 2018: #593

The name Kannon is a boy's name . Kannon is ranked #593 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF with Fastest Growing Names in the U.S.".

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Kannon, the name of actor Kevin James' son born in 2011, seems at first glance to be a kre8if spelling of bad boy name Cannon. But Kannon is also the name of the Buddhist god (and sometime goddess) of mercy and compassion, a very different image from the big gun. Either way, it made its way into the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013, and was one of the year's fastest-rising names.

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Kannon_KodysMommy Says:


Love this name. Yes it is one of my sons names. I felt like it was a strong and masculine name.